US woman hero 4 battered wives in China. Her head was ringing from the blows.
Once, twice, three times, her husband slammed her face into the living room floor. Kim Lee tried to twist her tall but skinny frame out from under his 91-kilogram (200-pound) body, scraping her elbows and knees on the carpet. He kept on pounding. Eight, nine, 10 times — she thought she might black out. Then, close to the floor, she glimpsed the neon pink-painted toenails of her 3-year-old daughter, Lydia. For Male Survivors of Rape & Sexual Abuse. Home > About Sexual Assault > For Men.
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. Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria. What is domestic violence. Financial abuse is when one parent takes control of the money in the household, and doesn't let the other parent have any money. 'Mum's never allowed to have any of her own money to spend, and he won't let her use the car to see my grandma.' Sexual abuse is when one person makes the other do sexual things that they don't want to do. Noone has the right to force someone else into sexual contact - even if they are married. Physical abuse is when one parent hits, pushes, throws things, smashes things, or threatens to physically hurt the other.
'My step-dad gets aggro and makes mum scared of him.' Adult Sexual Assault. Adult Sexual Assault The Queensland Police Service acknowledges that many survivors of rape and sexual assault have reasons for not officially reporting the crime or not wanting to go through the court process.
There are many myths and untruths about rape and sexual assault that contribute to the difficulty in survivors speaking out about their experience. This resource package will provide you with information about your options should you be the survivor of rape or sexual assault. It is aimed at assisting you in making an informed decision. Domestic Violence Crisis Service - About Us. Domestic Violence Resource Centre. Violence against Women - Gender Issues. 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. The Offspring - Kristy, Are You Doing Okay? Interval House - California. National Domestic Violence Hotline. Helping victims of domestic violence. Domestic Violence. Survivors of domestic violence come from all walks of life, all cultures, all income groups, all ages, all religions.
They share feelings of hopelessness, isolation, guilt, fear, and shame. Children are also, in most cases, the victims of domestic violence.Perpetrators traumatize children in the process of battering their adult intimate. The trauma can be inflicted physically, mentally, or both. If you are battered by your spouse or partner and you think the battering will stop, you are ignoring the problem. The battering incidents will only get worse. If children are involved, think of their safety. Remember assault, even by a family member, is a crime. Field of innocence - Say no to violence against women California Partnership to End Domestic Violence - Home Page.
California: State and Local Programs. Where to Find Help UPDATED July 1, 2009 Statewide and Regional ProgramsOrganizations throughout California.Local ProgramsThere are differences between these organizations.
You may find some of them helpful and others not helpful. If the organization nearest you isn't helpful, try calling another one.Native American ProgramsOrganizations specifically serving Native Americans. 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. 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’.