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News & Notes

In 2020, you might be wondering if being happy is something you could admit to—but even during challenging times, there are ways to boost your mood and try to celebrate the good things in life.

WomenSafe's Ask the Advocate answered questions in July relating to WomenSafe's services, including court, community education, and housing. Check out their answers to these questions in this month's blog post.

When it comes to living an altruistic life that can help make a difference for others, one of the most valuable things you can give your community is the gift of volunteering.

Defunding the police doesn't have to put domestic violence survivors at greater risk.

The Mission of WomenSafe is to provide emergency shelter and resources to survivors of domestic violence throughout Northeast Ohio.

WomenSafe is a non-profit organization that provides free support to anyone experiencing violence in their home or dating relationship. This includes comprehensive programming for adults and children including counseling, art therapy, court advocacy, housing advocacy, employment specialists, outreach services and aftercare. WomenSafe offers all services completely free of charge.

Statistics

While 85% of all domestic violence is against women, the effects of domestic violence cross gender and age boundaries.

If male children see domestic violence, they are 7 times more likely to repeat it.
If male children experience domestic violence, they are 10 times more likely to repeat it.
More than 6 million women are assaulted by their male partners every year.
1 in 4 men have been physically abused (slapped, pushed, shoved) by an intimate partner.
1,500 women are killed every year by a male partner.
Women between the ages of 18-24 are most commonly abused by an intimate partner
Domestic violence is the most under reported crime in America

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