Stop The Violence

Abuse is not only physical:

Emotional
Social
Financial
Spiritual
Physical
Sexual
Psychological

Is it Loving or is it Abuse?*

Abusive: Tries to make you fee him with looks, actions, gestures, smashing things, destroying property, hurting pets, displaying or threatening with weapons.

Loving: Talks and acts in non-threatening manner which creates a feeling of safety and comfort.

*100 Mile and District Women’s Centre

Philosophy Statements:

1 Women have the right to political, economic, and social equality.

2 Women who have experienced violence and other forms of abuse are essential allies in the work of program development, public education, and social change.

3 Women and children have the right to live free from violence and other forms of abuse.

4 Women have the right to reproductive choice.

5 Women’s experiences, voices, and wisdom are unique and vital resources to society.

6 Women are oppressed because they are women. Additionally, they experience racism and other forms of oppression based on ethnicity, class, culture, sexual orientation, spirituality, age, ability, as well as on physical and psychological characteristics.

7 Women’s liberation is strengthened by solidarity among women.

Philosophy statements defined

Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley

Relationships take work video

MISSION STATEMENT

To bring awareness and resources to aid in the prevention of and intervention of violence. Stop the Violence (STV) supports all efforts working toward the education, prevention, and elimination of Violence and its emotional scares in children. To promote personal growth and leadership development through dedicated programs such as dance & choir camps, educational awareness, & music programs. STV is an important program working to make a difference in the lives of our children & youth.

http://www.stoptheviolenceok.com/We Can We Shall We Will

About lazeejjs

Jonathan McCormick holds a Black Belt in Combat Martial Arts. He is a U.S Marine (Inactive), trained with famed CIA operative Rex Applegate and Ultimate Fighter Champion Royce Gracie and was the director of the Institute of Defense Tactics. He is a former member of the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers and worked with members of various law enforcement agencies in the areas of suspect control and officer safety. He has written for law enforcement magazines BlueLine (www.blueline.ca) and Twenty-Four-Seven and has been a guest writer for the Vancouver Province. “Wyoming Secrets”, “30,000 Secrets”, “Santa Barbara Secrets” and The “J” Team Series are inspirational novels which focus on women who feel overwhelmed by the threat of violence in their lives. View the Series
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3 Responses to Stop The Violence

  1. Rebecca says:

    I know I posted this on another blog post but it is even more relevant regarding the type of men women choose.

    I just read this and find it extremely relevant.

    “A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.” Gloria Steinem

    Well said Ms. Steinem.

    Come on ladies, we are better than this, aren’t we? Allowing a man to dictate?

  2. RCMP (Jonathan) says:

    RCMP n Comox Valley, BC give out cell phones to women.

  3. lazeejjs says:

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    When ‘the one that got away’ was escaping domestic abuse
    New ad campaign for Toronto women’s shelter reveals what abusers actually look and sound like, and why some women stay, for a time.

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/new-ad-campaign-reveals-what-domestic-abusers-actually-look-and-soundlike/article34021828/?cmpid=rss1&click=sf_globe

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