Why Survivors Don’t Call the Police

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Why Survivors Don’t Call the Police

Friday, December 4, 2020

Survivors of sexual and domestic violence are often asked why they “didn’t just call the police” when faced with domestic and sexual violence. The answer to this question is complicated and varies from survivor to survivor: Fear. Manipulation. Control. Shame. Blame. Judgement. Isolation. Discrimination. These barriers, compounded with institutional and historical factors and the lack… Continue Reading Why Survivors Don’t Call the Police

YWCA Annual Week Without Violence: Rallying Community Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Friday, October 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOPEKA – YWCA Northeast Kansas is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. For more than 20 years, the second week in October has been dedicated to a Week Without Violence. Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence… Continue Reading YWCA Annual Week Without Violence: Rallying Community Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence