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US woman hero 4 battered wives in China. For Male Survivors of Rape & Sexual Abuse | Pandora's Project. Home > About Sexual Assault > For Men Male survivors of sexual assault and abuse are very welcome at Pandora's Project. We welcome you to participate and contribute to our thriving and active message board and chat rooms, which aim to provide peer support and foster healing.

We have had over a thousand men register at Pandy's, many of whom feel they have benefited from the support, guidance and friendship offered to them from both male and female survivors alike. We believe that the best people to judge whether Pandora's Aquarium is a good resource for male survivors are our members. "The community here at Pandys has always amazed me with their acceptance and willingness to support and encourage me on my healing journey.

"Just being here has made it possible to communicate with others, as well as being able to help and support those in all types of situations" "I discovered Pandy's only a few weeks ago. You are NOT alone.It is estimated that 1 in 6 men are survivors of sexual violence. Domestic violence. This might help if you... are in an abusive relationship don’t know what to do about it don’t know where to go don’t know what your rights are need to know where to get help. What is domestic violence? Domestic violence, also called intimate partner violence, happens in many forms including physical, emotional and economic violence, and can affect people of any age. It does not have to be within the home to be classified as domestic violence. It is a form of violence that can occur within any relationship (family or intimate partner). If someone is hurting you it can be very scary and it may be hard to know how you can stop it. Types of intimate partner violence Below are some of the forms that domestic violence may take: Physical - If someone is hurting you, or threatening to hurt you, a loved one or a pet, then you will need to take some action.

Emotional - This form of violence is often unrecognised and can be very hurtful. How can I keep myself safe? Steps to ensure your safety: Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria. What is domestic violence. Adult Sexual Assault. Domestic Violence Crisis Service - About Us. Domestic Violence Resource Centre. Violence against Women - Gender Issues. Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread violations of human rights. It can include physical, sexual, psychological and economic abuse, and it cuts across boundaries of age, race, culture, wealth and geography. It takes place in the home, on the streets, in schools, the workplace, in farm fields, refugee camps, during conflicts and crises. It has many manifestations — from the most universally prevalent forms of domestic and sexual violence, to harmful practices, abuse during pregnancy, so-called honour killings and other types of femicide.

International and regional legal instruments have clarified obligations of States to prevent, eradicate and punish violence against women and girls. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) requires that countries party to the Convention take all appropriate steps to end violence.

Violence against women and girls has far-reaching consequences, harming families and communities. RAINN | Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network | RAINN: The nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization.One of “America’s 100 Best Charities" —Worth magazine. Say NO to Violence. Home. The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, managed by UN Women, has proclaimed every 25th of the month as “Orange Day” – a day to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. Initiated and led by the UNiTE campaign Global Youth Network, Orange Day calls upon activists, governments and UN partners to mobilize people and highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls, not only once a year, on 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women), but every month. 25 March – End Female Genital Mutilation25 February – Ending violence against women and girls must be part of new development framework25 January – Access to justice for survivors Sign up for news and action alerts here!

Follow @SayNO_UNiTE on Twitter. Like on Facebook. #Orangeurworld on Facebook Storify on #Orangeurworld in #16days. The Offspring - Kristy, Are You Doing Okay?‬‏ Interval House - California. National Domestic Violence Hotline. Human Options | Helping victims of domestic violence. Domestic Violence | WTLC. Field of innocence - Say no to violence against women‬‏ California Partnership to End Domestic Violence - Home Page. California: State and Local Programs. Domestic violence against women: Recognize patterns, seek help. Domestic violence against women: Recognize patterns, seek help Domestic violence is a serious threat for many women. Know the signs of an abusive relationship and how to leave a dangerous situation.

By Mayo Clinic Staff Your partner apologizes and says the hurtful behavior won't happen again — but you fear it will. At times you wonder whether you're imagining the abuse, yet the emotional or physical pain you feel is real. Recognize domestic violence Domestic violence — also called domestic abuse, battering or intimate partner violence — occurs between people in an intimate relationship. It might not be easy to identify domestic violence at first. If you're lesbian, bisexual or transgender, you might also be experiencing domestic violence if you're in a relationship with someone who: Pregnancy, children and domestic violence Sometimes domestic violence begins — or increases — during pregnancy. Break the cycle If you're in an abusive situation, you might recognize this pattern: References. Consumers of Electronic Complicit in Rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo? There has been widespread recognition that violent conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is fuelled by the mining and trade of its minerals.

Equally recognised is the fact that women are the chief victims of ongoing violence in the DRC: symbolically violated and subject to rape as a “weapon of war”. What is less well recognised are the possible links between these two issues in the Congo and the supply-chain which connects both of these issues to consumers. Are international global consumers complicit in rapes perpetrated in the Congo? Perhaps. Certainly there should be a wider acknowledgement of the role ‘vital’ electronic goods play in the perpetration of sexual violence against women - and in some cases men. Think Africa Press has spoken with two Congolese activists: Victoria Dove Dimandja, who campaigns with the international anti-colonialism organisation ‘Liberation', and Wemba-koy Okondo, who started Washington-based organisation ‘OkoNGO’.

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