Escaping abuse, home, friends, family and danger, means uncertainty of the future, and often the discovery and further victimization of the mother
If you are offended by criticism of people who minimize gendered crimes like domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, you’ll not appreciate this article!
We know what we think of abusive Dads; but what do they think? How do physically abusive men percieve themselves as dads? And why?
Sexism and racism is often subtle behavior, offensive words rather than physical assaults. Until we stop these behaviours we can’t stop mass killings.
Maralee Maclean fights for justice for her daughter’s sexual abuse by her father. After experiencing this injustice she helps others find justice.
El Nino Sol talks about his father’s Penis Games. We call it child sex abuse. The courts are sending him back to his father. Help us protect him.
Do you ever think one of your children could be a bully? It is a hard question to answer, but children who bully other children have to belong to someone.
She’s crazy. That seems to be the song abusers, judges, psychologists and other experts sing in divorce and custody battles as they ignore the violence.
Lydia Cuomo was brutally raped by an off duty NY policeman who was then found not guilty of rape. The Rape is Rape bill will make every rape a rape.
A judge refused a protective order for Zoey Pereira aged 3. Her father burnt her alive. Ten years, and over 650 children murdered in Custody Court Crisis.
Why are judges unaware of the Custody Court Crisis when so many precious children are being harmed and even murdered. Are judges not listening?
We hear the expression. “blaming the victim,” but do we really know what victim blaming means? Or why we blame victims?
What have you got to lose? April 30th is the NO SPANK CHALLENGE – one day to take a break from spanking our children. One day! That’s it.
You probably know about workplace pests, but do you know about Idiopathic Mutual Irritation? Louise Penberthy gives advice on how to deal with both.
How can you or I prevent abuse in April? How can we make a difference? We could start with just one small thing each day.
I was supposed to testify as an expert witness to save a child from “The Penis Game” and a mother from a long prison term for trying to protect him.
How do you spot a sex offender? Sex offenders cannot be profiled. There is no specific race, gender, sexual orientation, or education level that defines us.
New York’s Maternal Home Visiting Programs protect children from Adverse Childhood Experiences like abuse and neglect. Why do we invest so little in them?
Why are custody courts such a mess? What constitutional issues do they raise? Who’s to blame when courts fails to protect the best interests of children?
Many survivors open up about their abuse only to find that family reactions are just as painful, if not more so, than the original trauma.
If we’re not supposed to yell, and spanking is no longer an acceptable discipline method, then what are we supposed to do?
Gaslighting is abuse. It is an act of violence, be it domestic violence, workplace, or elsewhere. Know how to recognize and survive it.
I grew up in a family where everyone was either sexually abused, was an abuser, or facilitated abuse. And I still like Michael Jackson’s music.
The Southern Baptist Church is no exception to being vulnerable to sex-offenders. They are not properly protecting the safety of a child.
Mothers are sounding alarm about NY domestic violence laws. Far too often violent batterers are awarded child custody with potential deadly consequences.
The Safe Child Act HB 3121 will protect children in Texas through prioritising the health and safety of children in Texas’ custody courts.
Kathy Picard was pleased when her step father started showing her some special attention; until that attention became twisted and threatening.
Custody Court Crisis: Texas to put children’s safety and health first. Texas becomes the fifth state to introduce the Safe Child Act into legislation.
New York’s Child Victims Act allows previously lapsed claims to be filed in court, the next issue for victims and survivors is how to access justice.