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'Shine a Light' on domestic violence

'Shine a Light' on domestic violence”

She says the key is education, making domestic violence a more common conversation so women know they aren't alone and educating children about healthy relationships. I will be giving out purple ribbons that you can wear in support of this. Feel free to contact me or stop by my office for more information.

Every October, Belles stands in solidarity against domestic violence. "The good news is that Missouri women, children and men victimized by domestic violence have more access to help and protection than they have ever had before", said Cheryl Parker, Dent County Women's Crisis Center outreach/court advocate.

They also offer programs to help those who have committed violence against a partner and family therapy programs.

The problems of domestic violence are not confined to any group of people but cut across all economic, racial, gender and societal barriers, according to the proclamation, which also states that previous year 158 women in Texas lost their lives to domestic violence.

Dochterman, who is also the current President of the Human Services and Community Outreach Club at the local campus and working toward being a victim advocate, was fortunate enough to do an internship with the local branch of the Women's Center - High Desert previous year.

Those supplies help victims as they recover from domestic violence.

Domestic violence happens to share the same month with the Breast Cancer Awareness and subsequently finds itself privy to misconceptions that marginalize male victims.

"Many of these cases involved children, just like Faith, who witnessed terrible crimes committed against their loved ones", said Ramos.

Come out and enjoy Wilton on October 16, 2017 by shopping or dining at one of the participating restaurants/retailers as your business has the potential to have a positive impact on a member of our Wilton community who has been adversely impacted by domestic violence.

The March begins at 11:45 at the State Capitol Rotunda with a remembrance of those lives lost in this community to the potentially fatal crime of domestic violence.

In 1989, the U.S. Congress passed a law assigning October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.



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