domestic violence awareness

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Colleagues in the Community -- Domestic Violence Awareness Team

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In January 2015, a Barclays colleague based in Poole lost her 25-year-old daughter at the hands of a violent partner. This terrible news sent ripples across colleagues in Poole who made it their mission to help tackle domestic violence and raise awareness. Money was raised through the Domestic Violence charity, Stand And Matter, and colleagues connected with Safer Poole, a government run organisation whose aim is to raise awareness of domestic violence within the private sector.

Social Media Photo Contest Inspires Young Adults to Share Commitment to Ending Domestic Violence

Mary Kay Inc. And Alpha Chi Omega Encourage Action Throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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DALLAS, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - To encourage healthy relationships among young people across the nation, Mary Kay Inc. and Alpha Chi Omega hosted a social media photo contest for the fourth straight year to inspire young women to share their commitment to ending dating abuse.

1 in 3 | Mary Kay's Domestic Violence Awareness Month PSA Series Continues

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. With one in three young people in the U.S. experiencing abuse, Mary Kay will be sharing one PSA a week from our Don’t Look Away campaign during October to help raise awareness of this important issue.
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A common form of abuse that can sometimes be missed is financial abuse. Fatima’s boyfriend takes her credit cards without her permission and uses her social security number so he can get a student loan. With the help of a stranger, Fatima is given a discrete message on how to seek help in her unhealthy relationship.  

Join Mary Kay and Don’t Look Away from abuse. If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse and needs help, text “loveis” to 22522 to be connected with trained advocates from loveisrespect who provide support, safety tips and referrals.

Mary Kay Tackles Dating Abuse With Loveisrespect

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As the saying goes, “Growing up is hard to do.” And nobody knows that better than high school students. Besides working hard to make good grades, they’re trying to figure out who they are and what they want to do with their lives.  Then add the pressures of relationships on top of all of that. High school students juggle a lot!

Man Up

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Suck it up!  No pain, no gain!  Be a man!  You play like a girl!

How many times has someone said one of these things to you?  How many times have you said it?  Thought about it?  Maybe you thought it, but stopped short. These phrases are engrained in our society.  They’re a deep part of the way we define what it means to be a man and what it means to be a woman. 

Oklahoma Shelter Provides Safe Place For Women

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This week’s blog post is by Marie Robinson, Executive Director for the Wings of Hope Family Crisis Center. Her organization is one of the shelters who received a 2014 shelter grant from The Mary Kay Foundation.

When a woman seeks help and freedom from domestic violence, she can make different choices. She can recognize her strength. She can recognize a potentially unhealthy relationship.

Domestic Violence Victims Get New Option For Connecting To Help

Verizon donates $250,000 to help launch online chat service
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Austin, Texas,  Oct. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) announced today that visitors to TheHotline.org looking for information or help will now be able to chat live online with advocates thanks to a $250,000 donation from Verizon, through its HopeLine program. The organization also learned that it has the opportunity to receive an additional $250,000 in matching funds through a national wireless phone drive.

An Ignored Risk Factor For Chronic Health Conditions: Domestic Violence

New National Survey from More Magazine and Verizon Foundation Reveals that Majority of Women Have Chronic Health Problems, With Significant Link to Domestic Violence
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New York, NY, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ –  A groundbreaking research found that 70 percent of American women report suffering from some type of chronic health problem and that women who have experienced domestic violence are significantly more likely to suffer from a chronic health condition.  Additionally, almost half of American women (44%) have experienced a form of domestic violence at the hands of a partner, according to a new report released by More magazine in partnership

New PSA Campaign Featuring More Than 40 Celebrities Calls Attention To Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault And Encourages Bystanders To Help

New national survey uncovers staggering silence & inaction around domestic violence & sexual assault; Overwhelming majority of Americans have never discussed these hidden issues with children or friends & 65% of victims who come forward say no one helped
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Corporations announce major domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and awareness initiatives using the NO MORE symbol

 
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Corporations announce major domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and awareness initiatives using the NO MORE symbol

 
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