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News & Notes

The stresses of the holiday season can be hard on anyone, especially those in an abusive relationship. Here, our guest blogger, who is a survivor herself, gives some insight on ways to help those in need.

WomenSafe works to expand services for domestic violence survivors in Lake, Geauga counties

Immigrants feel like they need to choose between reporting abuse and risking deportation or staying silent.

October was a busy month here at WomenSafe. Here we will recap what we did to celebrate Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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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