Reproductive Coercion

Posted on May 23, 2019
Reproductive Coercion  Many times, when we talk about domestic violence and sexual assault we hear about verbal, emotional, and physical abuse. When sexual abuse is discussed it is usually attributed to rape or sexual assault. Earlier this ...
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Clarice's Story

Posted on May 20, 2019
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) states that "on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men." 98% ...
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Intersection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

Posted on April 17, 2019
The intersection of homelessness and domestic violence is the connection of two extraordinarily serious social issues facing communities. Survivors fleeing abusive relationships often must leave their homes, with no other available housing options. Ad...
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DVAM 2018

Posted on October 4, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (#DVAM). Will you #StandWithUs as we create awareness, compassion and impact for the 1 in 4 women who are victims of domestic violence?  There are tons of ways to get involved this month. Whether you're att...
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Love Is Respect

Posted on February 7, 2018
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month  February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. When we think of the term "domestic violence," teen dating violence is not usually the first thought that comes to mind. We think of married partners or adult ...
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What Is Legal Advocacy for Victims?

Posted on July 26, 2017
Our Advocacy Team At Denton County Friends of the Family the work our legal advocates do ensures clients facing the risk of harm have access to safety, hope, and justice. Our expert advocates provide support, access to resources, court accompanime...
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Typical warning signs of abuse - Preview

Typical warning signs of abuse

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence - Preview

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017 - Preview

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017