The Basics of Applying for a Job After leaving an abusive relationship, many people look for fresh starts. They may be living alone for the first time or finding new, more healthy relationships. Another new aspect may be job-hunting. One reason some find leaving an abusive situation difficult is due to finances; without a partner’s […]
The University of Hawai’i is conducting a study: Examining Healing Trajectories for Survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault
Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering for the Women’s Center This year, our cultural awareness of domestic and sexual violence has been front and center. With the #MeToo Movement, Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearings, and the upcoming 2020 presidential election, the news media coverage is invoking conversations in homes, schools, and coffee shops across the country. Even […]
The Problem with Domestic Violence in the Movies When domestic violence happens, it’s behind closed doors in a place where abusers don’t just have total control of the abuse but total control of the narrative. It’s an abuser’s greatest power and a victim’s greatest weakness – privacy. Because there are only two people ever able […]
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