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News & Notes

There’s no doubt about it: the early bird does get the worm, and if you strive to live a more altruistic lifestyle, your morning routine should play an important role.

WomenSafe's Ask the Advocate answered questions in June relating to WomenSafe's services, Ohio's Safe at Home Program, and LGBTQ domestic violence survivors. Check out their answers to these questions in this month's blog post.

If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, start by reprogramming your brain to think more positively. Try out these six tips to focus your thoughts and train your brain to be more positive.

WomenSafe CEO Andrea Gutka updates readers on the happenings of WomenSafe for the week of June 22, 2020. The Resale Shoppe Reopening. Slowly moving clinical services back onsite. A fire at the shelter. Read about all this and more!

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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