Dating violence awareness month
Violence in any form- physical, sexual, psychological, or verbal is sinful; often it is a crime as well.” (When I Call for Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women) Domestic violence and the permanence of marriage Some abused women believe that Catholic Church teaching on the permanence of marriage requires them to stay in an abusive relationship. They may fear that they cannot re-marry in the Catholic Church.In When I Call for Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women, the Catholic bishops emphasize that “no person is expected to stay in an abusive marriage.” Violence and abuse, not divorce, break up a marriage.Continue Reading Be Part of the Movement to End Violence against Women, BWSS Prevention and Intervention Training – Spring 2018 If you’re in the vicinity of metro Vancouver, Coast Salish Territory and want to help end violence against women, Battered Women’s Support Services is accepting applications for our Violence Prevention and Intervention Training Program Spring 2018.
It’s the month to commemorate Black and LGBT history.Shop locally at My Sister’s Closet Eco-thrift boutique, social enterprise of Battered Women’s Support Services Support local artisans through the artisan program at My Sister’s Closet Make a donation Your gift this season, helps provide counselling and support groups for women healing… Dawson Davidson, a very dangerous serial rapist has been released from prison and is now staying in a halfway house in the downtown Vancouver area.The violence that he has done towards women over his lifetime has…They tend to be jealous, possessive and easily angered. They believe that men are meant to dominate and control women.Typically, abusive men deny that the abuse is happening or they minimize it.