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November 22, 2016

The holiday season is quickly approaching! If you're planning on any celebratory meals out with friends and family, please consider supporting an establishment that shares our values and stands firmly against domestic violence. Be sure to let your server know that you're there enjoying the chef's food or mixologist's drink after seeing her or him at Chefs Take a Stand!

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November 19, 2016

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) recognizes November 20th as Universal Children’s Day, the day when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Some of these rights include the right to life, health, and education; to not be discriminated against; to be protected from violence; and to have their views heard. On Universal Children’s Day, NNEDV celebrates and promotes the rights of children worldwide, while noting there is much work to be done to ensure that all children can exercise these rights.

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November 13, 2016

On November 13 we celebrate World Kindness Day, an internationally recognized day that encourages us to look beyond barriers that may divide us and find global unity through kindness.

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November 10, 2016

After a presidential election that surfaced many issues related to violence against women and women’s equality, we are strengthened in our resolve and commitment to create a social, political, and economic environment in which gender-based violence no longer exists. Together with our partners across movements, we continue to stand against sexism, racism, homophobia, and all systemic oppressions that affect survivors and victims.

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November 7, 2016

 

Dear Ned,

I have a friend who is always fighting with his girlfriend. He puts her down in front of others and calls her names. I don’t think it’s okay, but I don’t know what to say. I don’t think he hits her though. What should I do?

Sincerely,
Not Sure What To Do

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November 3, 2016

Emotional abuse is a pattern of behavior used to achieve and maintain power and control over another person by damaging the victim’s self-esteem. [1] Tactics include, but are not limited to: constant criticism; threats; minimizing or blaming the victim for the abuse; isolation from family, friends, or other systems of support; and/or "gaslighting," or making the victim feel crazy.

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