Cultural & Global Issues

National Domestic Violence Hotline

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This is the website for The National Domestic Violence Hotline. There is a chat option provided for immediate assistance and information on healthy relationships and how to seek support if in an abusive relationship.

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The Hotline

Power and Control

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This graphic explains the different types of abuse that can be experienced in a domestic partnership. It defines and gives examples of the different ways an abuser can exert their force and control.

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Domestic Abuse Intervention Project

What is Domestic Violence?

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This article defines domestic violence and explains the warning signs of someone experiencing domestic violence.

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National Domestic Violence Hotline

Eight Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships

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Victims of domestic violence undergo mass changes to their physical appearance, self confidence, sense of belonging, and need to support their partner. This results in victims remaining in their relationships despite the harm that was caused. There are eight common reasons women choose to stay.

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Institute for Family Studies

Author:

Jason Whiting

Published:

7/21/2016

Why Women Stay: The Paradox of Abusive Relationships

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Janay Palmer is the wife of a Baltimore Raven’s football player. She is a victim of domestic violence who chose to stay with her husband after a recording was released of Janay being punched by her then finance. This article examines why she chose to stay.

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Time Magazine

Author:

Eliana Dockterman

Published:

9/9/2014

People often stay in abusive relationships because of something called ‘trauma bonding’–here are the signs it’s happening to you

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This article dives into the term “trauma bonding” to explain why victims of domestic violence stay with their abusers. Once instances of domestic violence becomes a regular occurrence, the victim becomes desensitized to the emotional turmoil.

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Business Insider

Author:

Lindsay Dodgson

Published:

8/17/2017

7 Helpful Things to Say to Someone in an Abusive Relationship–and 3 to Avoid

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If you suspect or know that a friend is in an abusive relationship, there are ways for you to help your friend. There are many positive things to say that can help improve the situation from your friend. It is important to always be supportive.

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Self

Author:

Carolyn L. Todd

Published:

5/23/2019

How to Help Yourself – or Someone Else – In an Abusive Relationship

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There is an app that was developed that supports victims and allies of those experiencing domestic violence. The app helps you navigate resources for safety and support.

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NBC News

Author:

Marika Price

Published:

10/20/2017