Government of Canada supports initiatives to prevent and address family violence in Quebec

The projects will support families who have experienced, are experiencing, or are at risk of violence. MONTREAL, November 28, 2022 /CNW/ – Family violence and gender violence are serious public health problems that are related to mental health problems and that can have lasting consequences for survivors and those around them. These issues touch families … Read more

Violence against the LGBTQIA+ community cannot be tolerated

We must condemn hate speech and put pressure on politicians to ensure LGBTQIA+ rights and safety By THE EDITORIAL BOARD On November 19, five people were killed and 17 injured in a mass shooting against the LGBTQIA+ community. The shooting took place at Club Q, a gay bar in Colorado Springs, a day earlier. Transgender … Read more

16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence is an annual international campaign that begins on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until December 10, Human Rights Day. The campaign was started by activists at the inauguration of the Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991.. It continues … Read more

Cameroon: five stories of violence, flight and survival – Cameroon

Since 2012, Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon have been ravaged by recurring violence that has gone unnoticed by the global media. Displaced people in the Far North Region of Cameroon, Hamadou, Hadidja, Moussa, Amaga and Tongoché talk about their lives in the town of Tolkomari, marked by extreme weather events, a lack of economic opportunity … Read more

New Report: Larger Counties Lack Adequate Shelters for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims

Washington D.C.—In recognition of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has released new research which identifies the lack of shelter services across the country, including in some of the most populous counties, for pets of survivors of domestic violence. yesSafe havens include humane societies, veterinary offices, foster homes, and … Read more

Government of Canada supports projects to prevent and address family violence

The projects will support those who have experienced, are experiencing, or are at risk of violence. OTTAWA, IN, October 18, 2022 /CNW/ – Family violence and gender-based violence are serious public health issues that are closely linked to mental health issues and can have long-lasting consequences for survivors and those around them. These issues touch … Read more

Domestic Violence Threatens Student Safety | Opinions

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner according to the United Nations (UN). This issue is very much on campus and the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) reports that 43% of … Read more

New Report: Larger Counties Lack Adequate Shelters for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims

Washington D.C.—In recognition of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has released new research which identifies the lack of shelter services across the country, including in some of the most populous counties, for pets of survivors of domestic violence. yesSafe havens include humane societies, veterinary offices, foster homes, and … Read more

Putin’s call fuels Russian anger, instability and violence

Long lines of cars line the roads that wind toward Russia’s border crossings with Georgia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia, and similar lines at airports. Angry demonstrations, not only in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but in the remote northern province of Yakutia and in the poor southern region of Dagestan, with women chasing a police officer and … Read more

A new credit card code is a first step in preventing gun violence, advocates say

Gun control advocates are encouraging a new change in the credit card industry that they say could help prevent gun violence. This week, credit card companies Visa, Mastercard and American Express all said They would adopt a new code to categorize gun store sales, a move advocates say will make it easier to spot suspicious … Read more

New credit card business code could help curb gun violence, advocates say: NPR

A gun store in Yuma, Arizona. These retailers will soon have their own “merchant code” to categorize credit card purchases made there. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide title toggle title Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images A gun store in Yuma, Arizona. These retailers will soon have their own “merchant code” to categorize … Read more

UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors

know about UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors in details UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution condemning all forms of sexual and gender-based violence and urging all countries to provide victims and survivors with access to justice, redress and assistance. The resolution, co-sponsored by … Read more

UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors

know about UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors in details UNITED NATIONS — The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday condemning all forms of sexual and gender-based violence and urging all countries to provide victims and survivors with access to justice, redress and assistance. The resolution, co-sponsored by Sierra … Read more

UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors

know about UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors in details UNITED NATIONS — The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution condemning all forms of sexual and gender-based violence and urging all countries to provide victims and survivors with access to justice, redress and assistance. The resolution, co-sponsored by Sierra … Read more

UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors

know about UN condemns sexual violence and calls for justice for survivors in details UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution condemning all forms of sexual and gender-based violence and urging all countries to provide victims and survivors with access to justice, redress and assistance. The resolution, co-sponsored by … Read more