January News Roundup 2017

An international edition of the News Roundup this month, with countries all over the world both creating and dissolving laws regarding domestic violence, as well as other national strides to …

Holiday Self Care

Stores are bustling, lights are twinkling through the streets, and school vacation is just a few steps away; it’s the most wonderful time of the year… or is it? Although …

December News Roundup 2016

Below are a few news articles about domestic violence and sexual assault that caught our eye this month, and were too good not to share.  Unexpected heros and other states making …

THE SUBTLE SIGNS OF ABUSE

Our country recognizes the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, along with recognizing Breast Cancer, Bullying Prevention, and LGBTQ History.  For those of us who work at Independence …

THOUGHTS ON PERSPECTICIDE

This past week, I read a really interesting article written by UMass Amherst professor Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD.  In it, she wrote about the concept of perspecticide.  Perspecticide is the …

ONLINE CAMPAIGNS WE LOVE

I’ve been directed to many interesting PSA’s, campaigns, and projects lately, done across the country to put a face to domestic and sexual assault.  I’ve outlined a few of my …