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Rape Has No Political Affiliation

Rape is not Republican. Rape is not Democrat. Rape is an act of power, control, and violation that crosses all political boundaries. Our country is in the midst of a rape dialogue that is being driven by the statements of … Continue reading

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Staff Voices – Burden Bearers

After reading Jaycee Dugard’s A Stolen Life, I found myself distraught and weighed down by guilt for not somehow being there to protect her from the monsters who kidnapped and sexually and mentally tortured her for eighteen years. Many people … Continue reading

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Peer Counselor Training – The Learning Continues

We are sharing our next update from our intern Sara who is going through WEAVE’s Peer Counselor Training Program.  Sara is also tweeting during appropriate parts of the training. If you are on Twitter don’t forget to follow @WEAVEInc. Even … Continue reading

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Breaking down the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) 2010 Part 1: How we experience abuse.

Our intern Sara is tackling the results of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (2010) through a series of ongoing posts.    I last shared a basic overview of my take on and reaction to the Prevent Connect webinar … Continue reading

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As the gate closed

WEAVE shares information about its programs and services with a variety of groups and audiences – civic clubs, churches, schools, etc. are all common gathering places where many have learned of WEAVE.  Our supporters may not realize, we also provide … Continue reading

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You Can’t Cover Up a Black Eye with a Shirt

Unlike other injuries sustained due to domestic violence, the eyes cannot easily be masked or hidden. Outside of sunglasses, eye injuries are not easily concealed. Eye injury – one of the most common of all domestic violence injuries – is … Continue reading

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