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Supporting a domestic abuse or sexual assault survivor during the holidays.

“It’s not always easy to know what to say when someone tells you they’ve been sexually assaulted, especially if they are a friend or family member. For a survivor, disclosing to someone they care about can be very difficult, so we encourage you to be as supportive and non-judgemental as possible.” Tips talking survivors sexual assault With the holidays here, one excellent way to share your support is by giving “Wyoming Secrets” or “30,000 Secrets” to a survivor. “Wyoming Secrets”, “30,000 Secrets” and “Santa Barbara Secrets” due in late 2018, … Continue reading

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Stalking Awareness Month

Jessica Fukishima Federal Agent

“Stalking: when a person is repeatedly watched or followed by another to the point of harassment or fear. It is a global issue and is typically committed by someone known to the victim.” Stalking Awareness “In Canada, more than one in ten Canadian women expressed that they have been stalked by someone in a way that made them fear for their life. In 2006, there were 16,000 incidents of criminal harassment or stalking reported to the police, which included being followed, receiving threatening voice messages, receiving unwanted gifts or being … Continue reading

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