Domestic Violence – Why Can’t The Victim Just Be The Victim?

Published on October 30, 2015 on LinkedIn According to WHO, “Intimate partner violence(IPV) refers to behavior by an intimate partner or ex-partner that causes physical, sexual or psychological harm, including physical aggression, sexual coercion, psychological abuse and controlling behaviors.” Many countries report data on IPV – also called domestic violence (DV.) Although both men and women […]

#EndTheSilence Against Domestic Violence

Published on November 11, 2015 on LinkedIn Last month, I found the Blue Shield of California Foundation Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign that allows interested persons to put their name and picture on an awareness poster that reads, “I’m NAME, and I’m helping to #EndTheSilence about domestic violence.” I made one such poster. As a health educator, […]