November is Soroptimists’ Campaign to End Domestic Violence in the Workplace Month

Campaign to End Domestic Violence in the Workplace Investigate Your Workplace’s Domestic Violence Policy The Problem According to a national telephone survey, 21% of full-time employed adults were victims of domestic violence and 64% of them indicated their work performance was significantly impacted. The Solution Employers and employees can play a supportive and positive role … More November is Soroptimists’ Campaign to End Domestic Violence in the Workplace Month

November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

In 1999, in honor of the Mirabel sisters, the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The Mirabal sisters (Spanish pronunciation: [eɾˈmanas miɾaˈβal], Las Hermanas Mirabal) were three sisters in the Dominican Republic, known commonly as Patria, Minerva, Maria Teresa, and Dedé, who opposed the dictatorship … More November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October, 2018 National Domestic Violence Awareness Month By Cheryl Grantano-Rich, Region Chair of Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls Comm.  In October, 1987 the first National Domestic Violence Month was observed and the first Domestic Violence hotline started. In 1989 the U.S. Congress passed Public Law 101-112 designating October as National Domestic Violence Month.  … More October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month