The ICJ, together with other 60 national and international human rights organizations urged today the Myanmar authorities, and in particular the Ministry of Transport and Communication and the Parliament, to ensure the repeal of the offence of criminal defamation.
If all counselors at that center are busy, the call is sent to the next closest center.
The caller’s phone number is not retained, so the call is anonymous and confidential unless the caller chooses to share personally-identifying information. Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-838-8238 (V/TTY) The Action Alliance operates the statewide hotline, a toll-free, confidential, 24-hour service that provides crisis intervention, support, information, and referrals to family violence and sexual assault survivors, their friends and families, professionals, and the general public.
Abuse occurs in all types of relationships and among people with varying backgrounds of age, race, religion, financial status, sexual orientation and education.
Teen dating abuse is any act that causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to a teen by an individual who is in a current or former dating relationship with that teen.
What is also frightening is that abuse still remains to a large degree hidden.
The victim stays silent because of fear and shame and the abuser wants his behavior hidden. Although much of the focus is on women who experience violence from men, as the majority of people who are abused are women, men can also experience relationship violence and women can be perpetrators.
Abuse shapes and defines society, the lives of victims, and the lives of abusers. The media, entertainment, and sports industries all reinforce this acceptability. It is important to note that we still do not understand much about men experiencing domestic violence.
If you suspect a friend is in a controlling or abusive relationship, it's difficult to help.
Our staff is trained to help you file PFA papers and help you in this situation.