Posts Tagged ‘men against violence’

Admirals, women’s groups team up on domestic violence awareness from Journal Sentinel, 10/22/2015

October 23rd, 2015 No comments

img-icon-newsThe message from Korpal and others is that domestic violence can be confronted and lives can be pieced back together.

The Admirals say they’re eager to engage in the issue and highlight services available to those in crisis. In recent years, sports teams and leagues have been pulled into the conversation after a series of highly publicized accusations of domestic violence against professional athletes.

“We’re able to use our pulpit to reach out to people,” said Jon Greenberg, president of the Admirals. “If we can do that in a small way and help, at least we’ve done something positive.”

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Family violence researchers look for ‘light bulb moment’ to trigger change in male offenders from ABC News, 07/10/2015

July 10th, 2015 No comments

“Research shows that there’s a number of harmful effects on children [including] behavioural problems, learning difficulties, anxiety, [and] some children show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder [as well as] a whole range of learning behaviours,” he said.

The University of Tasmania study is hoping to identify a trigger that makes Australian men link their behaviour to the effect family violence has on their children.

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Harrisburg Senators Sign Father’s Day Pledge Against Domestic Violence from ABC 27

June 17th, 2015 No comments

The Harrisburg Senators are used to signing autographs, but not usually like this.

Senators and their coaches signed the Father’s Day pledge to end gender violence and gathered for a pre-game photo-op with the pledges, in the hopes it would spur fans to do the same.

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Campaign encouraging men to speak out against domestic violence from WSYR-TV, 03/16/2015

March 17th, 2015 No comments

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – In Onondaga County police respond to more than 1,000 calls for domestic violence every month.

On Monday the effort to fight domestic violence in Central New York kicked off with a breakfast for Vera House’s White Ribbon Campaign, followed by an annual walk Friday.

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Men in Turkey and Azerbaijan put on miniskirts in sexual violence protest from IBTimes, 02/21/2015

February 25th, 2015 No comments

“Men in Turkey and Azerbaijan are donning miniskirts in protest against sexual violence against women…”

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Unspoken Side of Domestic Violence from abc 13 Eyewitness News, 02/19/2015

February 19th, 2015 1 comment

Christopher Chapa had a lot of plans ahead adding, “I think that’s the hardest part is just seeing what would have been.” His plans included marrying his girlfriend Claudia Esquivel and being step-father to her five-year-old son.

In June of 2014 Chapa was shot to death in Galveston. The woman now charged with his murder is the one he was about to propose to.

Holmes says, “Never in my wildest dreams did I think he would die at the hands of someone he completely and utterly loved with all his heart.”

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