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Dear abused woman,

Dear abused woman,

I see you. You do your best to make everything seem OK, to close off the world to your pain. But I see you. 2,071 more words

Social Work

Don't tell me it's not personal

I am terrified.

I am terrified to log onto social media.

I am terrified to watch the news.

I am terrified to talk to people outside of social justice circles about today’s reality. 331 more words


The Face of Domestic Violence

#TriggerAlert #DomesticViolence #HumanTrafficking #Awareness #TheNextChapter

What does domestic violence look like? This woman Angela was a victim of human trafficking at the hands of her ex-boyfriend. 141 more words

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is not a Partisan Issue

The Daily prompt of the day is the word simple so I have a very simple request.

Whether we dislike or like Trump I think the one thing we can agree on is that Domestic Violence is not a partisan issue. 116 more words

Emotional Abuse

Why I marched

As I am sure many of you have heard, this past Saturday was the “Women’s March.” It was held not only around the United States but across many countries. 2,343 more words

Domestic Abuse

PIH Notice on VAWA Self-Petitioner Verification Procedures

Today, HUD’s Office of Pubic and Indian Housing (PIH) published a notice (PIH 2017-02 (HA)) titled, “Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitioner Verification Procedures.” This notice explains the procedures that public housing agencies (PHAs) must follow when an applicant or resident/tenant requests admission or continued residency as a result of being a VAWA self-petitioner, defined as those who claim to be victims of “battery or extreme cruelty” (i.e., domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking). 20 more words

Section 8

Will my school close the investigation if I withdraw? Does it matter if the Complaining Student withdraws?

Your school or college will likely not close the investigation if the Complainant, Respondent, or both withdraw from the school.

Congress has passed several laws that mandate investigation and reporting of Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Sexual Harassment, Hate Crimes, and other illegal activities on college property and during college-sponsored events and activities. 254 more words

Sexual Violence