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In Dreams

Growing up, I was a happy child, at least I thought I was. Back in the seventies, domestic violence and alcoholism were the norm in my family. My mother was beaten by my father and my aunt was beaten by my uncle, etc…So it should have come to no surprise that I would eventually follow … Continue reading

Prevention of Violence Against Women Week – Urban Women’s Anti-Violence Strategy

Prevention of Violence Against Women Week – Urban Women’s Anti-Violence Strategy Read the blog here: http://www.bwss.org/2011/04/prevention-of-violence-against-women-week-april-18-25-2011/ Sexual violence, it seems, is the one crime where we blame the victim and not the perpetrator. Frequently, women who are attacked are told, “You should have been more careful,” or, “You shouldn’t have put yourself in that situation.” … Continue reading