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Aug
18
2018
Aug 18, 2018
Treat elders with care: they’re protected under State Laws
There’s a complete legal system in place to protect elders from ‘abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or exploitation’. All it needs is a complaint.
Jun
30
2018
Jun 30, 2018
The technology twist to domestic violence
Technology developed for greater comfort and greater security is turning into a kind of weaponry in the wrong hands.
May
07
2018
May 07, 2018
We don’t need this History repeating itself…
The Indo-Guyanese community has an unfortunate history of domestic violence against women. Considered by many as 'normal' between partners, this has to stop.
Apr
18
2018
Apr 18, 2018
Why it can take years for someone to report a sexual assault
Survivors often talk about the shame they feel after having been abused sexually. The shame – sometimes manifested as guilt – is directly the product of the society we live in.
Mar
14
2018
Mar 14, 2018
“Lazy”, “stupid”, “dumb” … he’s not hitting you, but it is still paralyzing violence. Let’s recognize this.
Verbal abuse from a partner is hardly ever accepted as domestic violence. Phrases and speech patterns used by abusers are devastating, paralyzing, and "erase consciousness".
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