Valentine’s Day or V-Day?
Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 9:10 pm
I could go on a rant about how ridiculous I find Valentine’s Day.
How commercial and capitalist it is, how it only promotes relationships which are heterosexual and monogamous, how it puts pressure on people in a relationship and depresses those who are not.   Read more...
Violence against women is a human rights issue
Sunday, Feb 6, 2011 6:19 pm
Violence against women is a violation of women’s fundamental human rights   Read more...
Myth vs Fact
Sunday, Feb 6, 2011 5:52 pm
1. Rape is horrific - but it’s not very common
3.7 million women in England and Wales have been sexually assaulted at some point since the age of 16.   Read more...
Coping Strategies
Sunday, Feb 6, 2011 5:46 pm
Women who have experienced violence, and may be suffering from PTSD, use a variety of strategies to help them cope with its after-effects.   Read more...
Making a Difference
Tuesday, Dec 14, 2010 11:40 am
An essential first step for eliminating violence against women is the acceptance by governments that it is a priority concern. Laws and policies are critical. However, the effectiveness of laws and policies depends ultimately on the willingness of people to accept them.   Read more...
Impact and Warning Signs of Domestic Violence
Saturday, Dec 11, 2010 10:37 am
Abused women are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, psychosomatic systems, eating problems and sexual dysfunction. Violence may also affect their reproductive health. (WHO, 2000).
Research has shown that the psychological damage is more long lasting than the injuries sustained (British Crime Survey, 2000)
Facts on Domestic Violence
Friday, Dec 10, 2010 10:22 am
An analysis of 10 separate domestic violence prevalence studies by the Council of Europe showed consistent findings: 1 in 4 women experience domestic violence over their lifetimes, and between 6-10% of women suffer domestic violence in a given year. (Council of Europe, 2002)   Read more...
Joseing Launched
Tuesday, Nov 30, 2010 6:09 pm
We are proud to announce that Joseing is now launched   Read more...
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