Wednesday, February 21, 2018

10 Things Men Can Do To Stop Men’s Violence Against Women

This is from a great group called  A Call To Men.   Send it to every man and boy you know! 1.  Acknowledge and understand how sexism, male dominance and male privilege lay the foundation for all forms of violence against women. 2.  Examine and challenge our individual sexism and the role that we play […]

10 Ways to Make Domestic Violence Awareness Month Meaningful!

With an estimated four million victims of domestic abuse a year, every single person reading this has most likely been touched in some way by this social epidemic. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month ( but every month should be, so let’s commit to ending the violence within our homes, our communities, and where ever else our voices reach. Things you can do to make Domestic Violence Awareness Month meaningful all year

Monetary (Civil) Justice for victims of crime and domestic violence

Crime victims may be entitled to file a civil suit in addition to, or instead of, pursuing criminal justice. Even if the perpetrator has no money. Civil monetary awards can be won even if a criminal suit is lost; and, no there are monetary costs to victims (like personal injury cases, the attorney takes a percentage of the award).


SAAM Program: Sexual Assault 101. This workshop defines sexual violence and discusses the common myths and stereotypes that still exist around sexual assault and the various ways a person may react to an assault.

The Big 10: General Rules for Staying Safe

February 15, 2014 by  
Filed under Safety Tips & Resources

Attached is my Big 10 tipsheet with practical, easy to follow steps for keeping yourself safe in different situations.

Holiday Party @ Pilgrim Cathedral of Harlem

December 17, 2013 by  
Filed under Domestic Violence, Events

On 12/14/13, the Domestic Violence Committee of the New York Women’s Agenda, which I chair, supported Committee member Denise Allen for the second year at the Holiday Party her church, the Pilgrim Cathedral of Harlem, throws for the women and children from four domestic violence shelters.

Domestic Abuse in the US, By Charles Montaldo

Domestic Abuse in the US: Intimate Partner Violence – Causes, Frequency, and Risk Factors in the US

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Message from Nat’l DV Hotline

October 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Domestic Violence

Today marks the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). We hope you join us this month in spreading the message that everyone deserves a healthy and safe relationship. Read more…

Tips: Safe and fun ways to meet people online

Curious about online dating? Some tips for safe ways to meet people

Guest Post: Why Your Home is a Target! By Naomi Broderick

If your home has ever been broken into, you have probably asked yourself why it was your home and not your neighbors. While there is no single answer, there are some features that you may not even think of that make your home a more likely target for break-ins when compared to neighboring homes.

Protect Yourself on Public Wi-Fi: From LifeLock Identity Theft Company

Whether it’s at the coffee shop or the airport, connecting to free public Wi-Fi on your laptop, smartphone or tablet is a convenient way to catch up on emails or do a little web surfing. But that convenience sometimes comes at a cost: hackers and identity thieves can exploit these open connections to steal your personal and financial information.

Guest Post: Are You a Victim of Medical Identity Theft? By Cherie Gorden

Are You a Victim of Medical Identity Theft? Read more ….

Dear Susan: Question regarding a few men I have been chatting with.

Online dating scams…red warning flags …. Read more…

SUSAN Guest-Hosts on WBAI 99.5FM: Orders of Protection & GPS Monitoring

Reduce Domestic Violence Homicides by asking for Orders of Protection with a GPS Monitoring component! Very promising program! Read more …..

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Tip #13 — Not Just Physical; What Constitutes Domestic Abuse?

Domestic violence is usually thought of as battering and characterized by behaviors ranging from shaking and shoving to marital rape to murder. Legally, however, domestic abuse may or may not include physical violence! Read more ….

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