October - Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Safety Advocate
October is - Domestic Violence Awareness month - and
Damsel in Defense is on an important mission!
This is an uncomfortable topic but one that needs addressing,
to help the thousands of women and men that are victims. It is happening in every community in every corner of the globe.
Damsel's mission is about women's safety,
but Domestic Violence also happens to men.
Did You Know - 1 in 5 women and 1 in 59 men in the US
is raped during his/her lifetime?
(National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
Woman's & Children's Alliance 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline:
208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline:
208.345.7273 Wipe Every Tear United States 208-473-7208 Philippines: 1-63-936-1410
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 800-656-4673
How can you help? Get involved; educate you and everyone you know; support your local shelters and various organizations that are doing the work. Reach out your hand to help the person that is a victim of this crime. Host a Fundraiser at your church, at work or organizations you belong to.
Please join our mission.
Empower you and those you love with a safety tool. Host a Damsel Empower Hour. Become a Damsel Representative. Did you know that men are also Damsel Representatives? 'Men Behind The Mission'