- Domestic Violence
- The Cycle of Violence
- The Wheel of Violence vs NonViolence
- Are You a WITNESS?
- Are You a VICTIM?
- MEN Are Abused, Too
- What About the CHILDREN?
- Presidential Proclamation
- Teen Dating Violence
- Why Worry About Our Teens?
- When Is It Abuse?
- Forms of Abuse
- Warning Signs for Guys
- Warning Signs for Girls
- LGBTQ Abusive Relationships
- Helping A Friend
- Parents of Teens
- Getting Out of the Relationship
- Who Is A Good Dating Partner?
- Dating Pledge
- Baucom & Dodd Healthy Relationship fund
- City of Petaluma Proclamation
- Sexual Assault
By guidedtosafety on October 17, 2016
Myth #5: Battered women can just leave. Fact: A combination of factors make it very difficult for the abused to leave. These include family and social pressure, shame, financial barriers, children, and religious beliefs. Up to 50 percent of women with children fleeing domestic violence become homeless because they leave the abuser. Also, many who are abused face psychological ambivalence […]
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By guidedtosafety on October 16, 2016
By guidedtosafety on October 15, 2016
13.2% of men state they have been a victim of domestic abuse since they were 16 (27.1% women). For every three victims of domestic abuse, two will be female, one will be male. These figures are the equivalent of 2.2 million male victims and 4.5 million female victims. One in four women and one in […]
By guidedtosafety on October 14, 2016
Myth #4: Domestic violence only occurs among lower class or minority or rural communities. Fact: Domestic violence crosses all race and class lines. Similar rates of abuse are reported in cities, suburbs and rural areas, according to the Bureau of Justice. Abusers can be found living in mansions, as well as mobile homes. In “Not […]
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By guidedtosafety on October 13, 2016
By guidedtosafety on October 9, 2016
Male victims (29%) are over twice as likely than women (12%) to not tell anyone about the partner abuse they are suffering from. Only 10% of male victims will tell the police (26% women), only 23% will tell a person in an official position (43% women) and only 11% (23% women) will tell a health […]
By guidedtosafety on October 8, 2016
Myth #3: Domestic violence only affects women. Fact: Abuse can happen to anyone! It can be directed at women, men, children, the elderly. It takes place among all social classes and all ethnic groups; however, women are the most targeted victims of domestic violence. Here are more statistics: One in four American women report being […]
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By guidedtosafety on October 7, 2016
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By guidedtosafety on October 6, 2016
Partner abuse (non-sexual) was the most commonly experienced type of intimate violence among both men (2.4%) and women (5.8%) in 2014/15 closely followed by stalking (2.4% and 4.9% respectively). Of those that suffered partner abuse in 2014/15, a higher proportion of men suffered from force (37%) than women (29%). For emotional and psychological abuse […]
By guidedtosafety on October 5, 2016
Myth #2: Domestic violence is not common. Fact: While precise statistics are difficult to determine, all signs indicate that domestic violence is more common than most people believe or want to believe. For example, due to lack of space, shelters for battered women are able to admit only 10 to 40 percent of women who […]