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A Lady Gaga Autographed Super Bowl LI Game Ball Could Be Yours!

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From now until May 1st, in commemoration of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, you can win a very special Super Bowl LI game ball and support NO MORE, the global campaign aimed at ending domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse,  at the same time by participating in an online auction hosted by the NFL. Legendary Super Bowl halftime performer and outspoken …

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Well-Known Comedians “Stand-Up Against Domestic Violence” to Raise Awareness and Funds for Haven Hills

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Haven Hills, one of LA’s oldest and largest domestic violence organizations, is kicking off its 40th Anniversary celebration with an extraordinary live comedy show, “Stand-Up Against Domestic Violence.” The show features seven nationally known comedians – Paul Reiser, Wendy Hammers, Suli McCullough, Jen Kober, Wayne Cotter, Zainab Johnson and a Special Surprise Guest – who are joining forces to raise …

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CSU Students Advocate for Victims of Domestic Violence

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Under laws in dozens of cities in Ohio, a property can be designated as a nuisance if the police respond to multiple calls of domestic violence. According to advocates, this places victims at risk of eviction, as landlords are required to “abate” the nuisance or face fines. A team of CSU students spent last semester working with local Northeast Ohio …

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DONATE A BRA, HELP CHANGE A LIFE

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Fort Myers, FL (January 11, 2017) – Women’s intimate apparel retailer, Soma, announces its 2017 Bra Donation event. With more than 1.3 million bras collected to date, this nationwide charitable initiative to collect bras for women in need is the largest of its kind. Now through January 31, 2017, Soma will collect both new and gently worn bras at all …

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Women with multiple violent partners more likely to have endured childhood trauma, psychological abuse

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ANN ARBOR—While there is abundant research on violently abusive relationships, it does not delve into the background of each individual involved, according to University of Michigan researchers. A new U-M study found that some factors, such as a history of childhood sexual abuse, having been held hostage, tortured or being in a current relationship that involves psychological abuse are all …

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NEW SURVEY REVEALS MEN’S INVOLVEMENT CRITICAL IN EFFORTS TO END DOMESTIC ABUSE

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Mary Kay to Convene National Men’s Summit on Violence Against Women to Address Findings of Annual ‘Truth About Abuse’ Survey Domestic violence is not just a women’s issue. That’s the key message that resonated among more than 850 domestic violence organizations nationwide in Mary Kay’s 2016 Truth About Abuse Survey, which reveals that nine out of 10 participating agencies have …

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3rd Annual Endless Summer Beach Party Returns to Redondo Beach

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Richstone Family Center’s 3rd Annual Endless Summer Beach Party On Saturday, August 27, 2016, join Richstone Family Center for their 3rd Annual Endless Summer Beach Bash from 5:30 – 9:00 PM as it takes place on a private beach in Redondo Beach. Enjoy an evening filled with flavorsome dishes from R10 Social House, DOMA Kitchen, Hermosa Fish Shop, Chart House, Zazou, Bluewater Grill, and others. Guest will stay refreshed under the sun with …

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Student Athlete Moving Company Launches Nonprofit to End DV

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MEATHEAD MOVERS MAKES IT OFFICIAL: STUDENT ATHLETE MOVING COMPANY LAUNCHES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NONPROFIT #MOVETOENDDV  Already Backed by Nation’s Leading Domestic Violence Partner, #MoveToEndDV Encourages and Inspires Businesses Globally to Donate Products and Services to Domestic Violence Victims, Survivors and Shelters Meathead Movers, the leading California-based student athlete moving company, is proud to announce that #MoveToEndDV is officially launching as a …

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Domestic abuse: Violence amid a life of luxury

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By: Ashley Donnelly From: bbc.com When Lisa McAdams began her decade-long relationship with the man who abused her, she had a successful career and enough savings for a home deposit. She walked away a single parent, carrying debts that took a decade to reconcile. “I was lucky he hit me”, Ms McAdams confesses bluntly. There’s a bitter irony behind this …