Domestic Violence & Abuse Awareness

   

"October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Numerous ways exist to enhance prevention efforts in your community. A key strategy in preventing domestic violence, often called intimate partner violence, is promoting respectful, nonviolent relationships."

(CDC, 2018, retrieved on August 25, 2018, from the website: https://www.cdc.gov/features/intimatepartnerviolence/index.html).

 

Overcoming Domestic Violence

What is Domestic Violence? 

Domestic Violence or 'intimate partner violence'--IPV exhibit "patterns of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship:" (The National Domestic Violence Hotline, 2019).

Basic Statistics

  • In the United States, according to government statistics: Each year, four million domestic violence assaults occur nationally.

 

  • Nearly 1 in 5 adult women and about 1 in 7 adult men report having experienced severe physical violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime.
  • About 1 in 6 women and 1 in 12 men have experienced contact sexual violence from an intimate partner (this includes rape, being made to penetrate someone else, sexual coercion, and unwanted sexual contact).

 

  • Ten percent of women and 2 percent of men report having been stalked by an intimate partner.

(The National Domestic Violence Hotline, 2018).

 

 

 

October 2019 Event & Ongoing Educational Launch

 

 

                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic Violence & Abuse Awareness in Community Partnership

Join in and wear this t-shirt featured below, help increase, and facilitate awareness!

 

 

  •   T-Shirt Inscription  
  • S.T.O.P. 
  • Say NO, to Domestic Violence 
  • "Domestic Violence Awareness"
  •   Available at the online store, URL Link: http://www.mdemllc.org/Store  
  •   Merchandise Cost:                       $21.99
  •   Sales Tax:                                        $ 1.70
  •   Shipping & Handling Charges:    $ 8.00
  •   Total:                                               $31.69
  •  Proceeds will go toward serving the community with ongoing educational and awareness events.

                                   

 

The National Domestic Violence Hotline. (2018). Get the Facts & Figures. Austin, Texas: The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website.  Retrieved July 15, 2018, from website http://www.thehotline.org/ 

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