'Shine the Light' is the annual campaign operated by Hiatus House, a local shelter for battered women and children seeking asylum. This is an emotional gathering to raise awareness, voice stories, advocate for victims and educate our community. The event is on a pause and yet now, more than ever, there is a concern not just about violence, but how people in violent situations are seeking help during this global pandemic.
Please participate in the effort to end gender-based violence this month with a donation to Hiatus House, sharing this link, wearing purple, educating yourself with podcasts/books/articles and supporting our women.
The Future of Safety, Monday, July 13, 2020
How are those in violent situations seeking help during a pandemic? And why is it that we’re seeing the numbers of reported incidents actually decrease in some areas?
For Domestic Abuse Victims, Home is Where the Violence is
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic a dangerous new trend is spiking- uptick in domestic violence reports.
Surviving Domestic Violence: Voices of Women
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