domestic violence

  • Family Violence During the Pandemic

    A new study found that the confinement from the pandemic, as well as the stress caused by the loss of family members, or of employment, have deepened another pandemic, that of domestic violence. Domestic violence has many faces, it can be physical, emotional, psychological, economic or sexual. One in...
  • La Violencia Familiar Durante la Pandemia

    Un nuevo estudio encontró que el confinamiento a raíz de la pandemia, así como el estrés provocado por la pérdida de familiares, o del empleo, han profundizado otra pandemia, la de la violencia doméstica. La violencia doméstica tiene varios rostros, puede ser física, emocional, psicológica, económica o sexual. Una...
  • Activists: Access to Guns and Domestic Violence Are a ‘Deadly Mix’

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Medias Services After surviving five shots in the head, dodging bullets and running bloodied to ask her neighbors for help, Pauletta Perez wondered several times why the person she trusted the most, her husband, wanted to kill her. Very soon after getting married, Perez had become...
  • Activistas: El acceso a las armas y la violencia doméstica son una ‘mezcla letal’

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services Después de sobrevivir a cinco disparos en la cabeza, esquivando balas y corriendo ensangrentada a pedir ayuda a sus vecinos, Pauletta Perez se preguntó varias veces por qué la persona en quien más confiaba, su esposo, quería quitarle la vida. Muy pronto tras casarse,...
  • Restorative Justice Seeks to Heal Families Facing Domestic Violence 

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services As a child, Tina Rodríguez was a victim of domestic violence and sexual abuse and repeatedly called 911 to report mistreatment by her father against her mother and siblings. His attacks not only caused her serious eating disorders but also a deep trauma only...
  • Justicia restaurativa busca sanar a las familias que enfrentan violencia doméstica

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services Cuando era niña, Tina Rodríguez fue víctima de violencia doméstica y abuso sexual y en repetidas ocasiones llamó al 911 para reportar los maltratos cometidos por su padre contra su madre y hermanos. Las agresiones no solo le causaron serios desórdenes alimenticios sino un...
  • PANDEMIA COVID CORTA REDES DE SEGURIDAD DE VÍCTIMAS DE VIOLENCIA DOMÉSTICA

    La violencia doméstica se ha disparado de manera alarmante ya que las víctimas están atrapadas en casa con sus abusadores en medio de órdenes de cierre durante la pandemia de COVID. Al mismo tiempo, las redes de seguridad tradicionales se han cerrado en gran medida, según un panel de expertos...
  • COVID PANDEMIC CUTS SAFETY NETS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

    Domestic violence has spiked alarmingly as victims are trapped at home with their abusers amid lockdown orders during the COVID pandemic. At the same time, traditional safety nets have largely been shut down, according to a panel of experts speaking at an EMS news briefing Dec. 3. Citing a...
  • County of Santa Clara Declares October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Community Education and Involvement Encouraged to Prevent Violence and Abuse SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors have proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month to call on the community to help prevent domestic violence and abuse. The County is encouraging participation in...

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