Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

National Sexual Violence Resource Center 1-877-739-3895National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other.  Sexual assault is conduct of a sexual or indecent nature toward another person that is accompanied by actual or threatened physical force or that induces fear, shame or mental suffering.   Somewhere in America a woman …

Zonta Says No to Violence Against Women

Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women & Children, 16 Days of Activism November 25 – December 10, shining a light on this unacceptable situation. Did you know? – Domestic Violence and Its Effects: Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten?!  Statistic from National Center Against Domestic Violence (National Statistics Domestic Violence.pdf)  Posted day one of …