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Empowering south Asian women to overcome domestic violence since 1989. Now providing guidance to all south Asian seniors and their caregivers in the DC Metro area.

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AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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Empowering south Asian women to overcome domestic violence since 1989. Now providing guidance to all south Asian seniors and their caregivers in the DC Metro area.

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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".
Dec
28
2017
Dec 28, 2017
TIME Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers. “It’s no time to be nice”
TIME magazine's selection of 'Person of the Year 2017' - The Silence Breakers - says it all. Sexual harassment, abuse, oppression are not hush-hush subjects any more.
Nov
09
2017
Nov 09, 2017
#MeToo: Men are listening, but are they speaking out?
While the tsunami aspect of #MeToo has subsided many strong currents have been set in motion. Nothing may be the same again. We hope.
Oct
26
2017
Oct 26, 2017
Hashtag Me Too: Changing the trajectory of healing
Most women who’ve been abused have a feeling of humiliation, even shame, and find it difficult to talk about their painful experiences. #Me Too has become a route to break free...
Sep
30
2017
Sep 30, 2017
Heralding the Domestic Violence Awareness Month, news of a drive in the right direction.
The Saudi women’s long struggle to overcome gender-repressive laws is seeing results, thanks to a more ‘liberal’ King. By his decree, women will be legally allowed to drive on public roads by 2018.

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