Posts Tagged ‘Shed light on violence’

 
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Christa Parravani, Author of "Her: A Memoir"

In my twin sister’s rape, there were many victims

By Christa Parravani, Special to The Washington Post on April 03, 2013, at 1:20 p.m.
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Complacency about domestic and sexual violence equals complicity

By Steve Edmondson on April 02, 2013, at 12:47 p.m.
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A photo illustration composed to raise domestic violence awareness for USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD). This photo placed second, Illustration, in the 2012 Military Photographer of the Year competition.

Same standards must apply for male, female batterers

on March 31, 2013, at 10:32 a.m.

Domestic violence victims, veterans to receive housing aid preference

By Matthew Stone on March 28, 2013, at 12:14 p.m.
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Maine Rep. Kenneth Fredette, R-Newport, (second from left) holds an electronic monitoring device that is capable of alerting domestic violence victims that their abuser may be headed their way.

Revise electronic monitoring bill to reflect research

on March 27, 2013, at 4:35 p.m.
Melissa Lawrence is the owner of Faithbuilders Cornerstore, a new thrift store in Brewer. Lawrence donates clothing and other items to victims of domestic violence.

New Brewer resale store helps to clothe domestic violence victims

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 22, 2013, at 1:05 p.m.
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Mariska Hargitay, actress and founder of Joyful Heart Foundation, speaks at the National Press Club, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

Law and Order’s Mariska Hargitay: Silent on rape no more

By Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post on March 19, 2013, at 1:14 p.m.
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Gov. Paul LePage, guided by Julia Colpitts, executive director of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence, talks with members of domestic violence prevention organizations in the State House on Feb. 7, 2013. On Wednesday, LePage created a task force to study existing domestic violence laws and to recommend ways to improve enforcement of court orders in domestic violence cases.

Domestic violence in Maine: More victims have no safe place to go

By Christopher Cousins on Feb. 23, 2013, at 7:16 a.m.
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University of Maine student Lisa Black hangs up shirts on the Clothesline Project, a display created by Spruce Run to raise awareness of domestic violence. Black, a member of Campus Safe Project, along with Spruce Run community response coordinator Amy Oliver (foreground), tended the display on a windy Tuesday afternoon in front of Fogler Library. The shirts are decorated by victims of domestic violence.

Give domestic violence survivors priority on housing

on Feb. 22, 2013, at 12:49 p.m.
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Rena Lolar (left) and Brandon Walus, advocates for the Penobscot Nation Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy Center, create purple ribbons on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, with consultant Jane Root (not pictured) that they put up around Indian Island to let people know that October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

A worthy fight: Get guns away from abusers

on Feb. 08, 2013, at 2:18 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage, guided by Julia Colpitts, executive director of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence, talks with members of domestic violence prevention organizations in the State House on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2013. On Wednesday, LePage created a task force to study existing domestic violence laws and to recommend ways to improve enforcement of court orders in domestic violence cases.

LePage seeks stronger measures to keep guns away from domestic abusers

By Christopher Cousins on Feb. 07, 2013, at 1:10 p.m.
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Gabrielle McCann and her second daughter, Clare, stand in the hallway of Bangor Baptist Church on Broadway on Sunday.

Nikki’s Hope to serve as transition home for young mothers in crisis

By Alex Barber on Jan. 20, 2013, at 5:32 p.m.

Mother claims she’s going to jail to raise awareness of domestic violence problem

By Susan Morse, seacoastonline.com on Jan. 20, 2013, at 5:50 a.m.
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U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by 8-year-old letter writer Hinna Zeejah (left), 10-year-old letter writer Taejah Goode (third from left), 11-year old-letter writer Julia Stokes and 8-year-old letter writer Grant Fritz (right) signs executive orders on gun violence during an event at the White House in Washington on Jan.16, 2013. Behind the children, are Julia's Dad Dr. Theophil Stokes (second from right) and Kimberly Graves (fourth from left), Taejah's mom. Vice President Joe Biden (far left) delivered his recommendations to Obama after holding a series of meetings with representatives from the weapons and entertainment industries as requested by the president after the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 children and six adults were killed.

Babies have no choice: Violence spills into young minds

on Jan. 18, 2013, at 3:51 p.m.
Former University of Maine tight end Daryl Fort, of Mentors in Violence Prevention, leads a frank discussion about date rape and appropriate sexual behavior with the University of Southern Maine men's track team in Gorham on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.

Maine needs light on rape convictions

on Jan. 11, 2013, at 6:18 p.m.