This month, Leadarise takes you to Afghanistan to meet Young Woman to Watch Setara Hassan. Setara was born in Afghanistan but fled the civil war with her family in the ’90s when she was still a child. The family first moved to Pakistan before settling in Denmark. Setara grew up influenced by both Eastern and […] … Continue reading via Setara Hassan: Empowering Afghan Women Through Media — Leadarise Journal
Wednesday November 29, 2017 By: Menna Doubal Body stamped with rainbow coloured bruises, dislocated shoulders, broken bones, battered souls, muted screams, silent cries, shattered voice and endless feelings of sorrow… “I was trapped. I felt like his property. I was literally just his punching bag.” Since the beginning of time, women were considered unequal to […] … Continue reading Opinion: Domestic Violence…”You Are Not Alone” — Women of Egypt Mag
Last night when he fell asleep in her arms, she kept looking at his charming face. She realized how lucky she was to have him in her life. She thought about her life, her life that was so miserable before he came into her life. How she was dealing with all the pain on her […] … Continue reading via Unconditional Love…? — Stories from my diary
Hey Everyone, We have a new page about Domestic Violence which contains a guide/checklist that can help victims to identify if they are in an abusive. Also, you can find the list of National Coalitions contact information. Click here to see the page: https://weareallthesameproject.com/domestic-violence-guide/ Image source: Lifeway Network
Instead of stating their body measurements, contestants of the #MissPeru pageant decided to use their platform to share statistics relating to violence against women in their country. Click here to read the full article Click here to watch the video
by Hannah Joyce October is commonly known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it is also the home of Domestic Violence Awareness Month as well. “On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic violence is on the rise… with drug and substance abuse leading the way… for many abusers are under the influence… when victims are injured every day. For the pain of addictions… extends from the users to their victims… whether in domestic violence or wrecks… or even newborns with withdrawal symptoms. via Domestic Violence Awareness: Drug … Continue reading via Domestic Violence Awareness: Drug and Substance Abuse — The Abuse Expose’ with Secret Angel
With hurricane season in full force, we are reminded of the vulnerabilities we have as a community going into and recovering from a storm. With loss of power, impassable roads, and structural damage resulting from a natural disaster, everyone in the affected areas can be stressed-out and on edge. Unfortunately for victims of domestic violence, […] … Continue reading The Link Between Natural Disasters and an Increase in Domestic Violence — The Spatz Law Firm Blog
Domestic violence can include and is not limited to: *Physical violence: Hitting, kicking, biting, shoving, restraining, slapping, throwing objects, battery *Emotional abuse: Name calling and threats *Financial abuse: Preventing access to bank accounts, credit cards or other financial resources *Sexual abuse: Any forced sexual activity *Spiritual abuse: Keeping someone from going to a place of … Continue reading Domestic Violence – SEEK HELP!
Domestic Abuse is a subject that is largely ignored by mainstream media, given that three women are murdered every day in the US by their current and former partners, according to the Domestic Abuse Shelter.Some statistics show that as many as 4,000 women per year die from domestic violence around the world. In a statement … Continue reading Domestic Abuse Awareness
According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics of 2011, around 87% of married women had experienced violence at the hands of their current partners. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bangladesh-hair-domestic-violence-advertisement_us_59010b7be4b0026db1ddd779?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004 via @HuffPostWomen
"What happened to San Bernardino shooting victim Karen Smith is the sad reality for too many black women". Huffington Post via @blackvoices Click here to read the full article.