The 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.”
“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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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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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 are donning miniskirts in protest against sexual violence against women…”
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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.”