Check out our #Shinethe Light Facebook album and if you haven’t already, send us your photos: [email protected] OPDV Fall 2017 Bulletin The OPDV Fall 2017 bulletin focuses on domestic violence shelters.
Highlights include our feature article, “Looking Back, Looking Ahead,” a Q&A about the impact of the Domestic Violence Prevention Act on the state’s domestic violence services and programs, and a close-up of four specific domestic violence shelters within the state.
Shine the Light on Domestic Violence marks successful 10th anniversary The Shine the Light on Domestic Violence campaign achieved two milestones this year.
CDC 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Teen dating violence: More males than females victims of physical violence Violence Against Women Survey Full Rpt.
National Violence Against Women survey (National Institute of Justice/Centers for Disease Control) estimates 1.5 million women and 835,000 men battered each year.
It's about control, like using the system to impoverish him and keep him from the kids. 835,000 men a year according to latest National Violence Against Women Survey. Deadlier Than the Male So says UK author Melanie Phillips, about violent women.
Restraining orders as abuse Women routinely abuse restraining orders, says Cathy Young. The Gender Neutrality Joke Services only for women.
Controversy over DV by Women Leading researcher Dr. Straus critiques the recent National Violence Against Women Survey, offers insights into the "politics" of domestic violence and whether the controversy will ever end. "He wasn't sensitive to my needs." "I wanted my partner's attention." "He wasn't listening." College men nearly as likely to be victims of unwanted sexual coercion So says a new study at the University of Washington. Men's Reactions to Female Sexual Coercion One of the long-standing myths about sexual coercion is that a woman cannot make a man have sex with her.
Perpetrators, Victims, Survivors A woman seeks help for her own violence.
Exploding Myths about ER data Data from NIJ, CDC refute myths that DV is leading cause of injury to women or causes more injuries than rape, auto accidents, and muggings combined.
More than twice as many women visit ERs due to being injured by an animal than by a male partner. It's about power and control more than reaction to abuse--same as for men.
Blaming the victim No excuse for violence, unless you're a woman, perpetrator programs teach.
Gender-polarization Only men need pledge against violence. How Many Domestic Violence Awareness Advocates Discriminate Against Women. Ignores drinking, drugs, pathology, violence by women. Taught by "wounded healers." Gender-polarizing-perpetrates the "battle of the sexes" A Gender-Neutral Duluth Model For female perpetrators - a different "Duluth Model." Insult to Injury Book: Women's aggression part of picture; Restorative justice, not blame and shame Duluth Model Successfully Challenged Programs gets North Carolina regulation mandating Duluth Model set aside It's Such Bullshit Anger Management for Men is Such Bullshit.
In current relationships men as more likely to be victims of domestic violence.