Abuse is not only physical:
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
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.
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