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Thailand launches One-Stop Crisis Centre to respond to violence against women

TweetThis story was cross-posted from UN Women Bangkok, 9 April 2013 – The launch of Thailand’s pioneering One-Stop Crisis Centre by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on 9 April reinforces the continuing efforts to respond to and prevent violence against women and girls after Thailand joined UN Women’s newest global initiative, COMMIT. The One Stop Crisis [...]
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My rapist offered to buy me dinner

Tweet*Trigger warning* On April 8, 2012, I was raped by a man I didn’t know well, but had invited into my home–for the second time. He held a job that caused him to travel a lot. I’d met him in October 2011. We talked for a while. We made out. Because it was a chilly [...]
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The Cost of Silence

Tweet*Trigger warning* I learned about sex from romance novels and Jackie Collins, mostly. Porn came much later. Before porn and after the romance novels came sexual abuse. The first, second and the third… get blurred in my mind. Was the first time at home, while I was under the care of family members, or was [...]
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Brother bully

TweetOk, I am new to this site and not sure where to post what, but I’m hoping this is where I can go for support for an issue that I am being tortured with. I am just looking for other women out there that may have been through what I have gone through and can [...]
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Why not adopt an Abusive Personality Disorder diagnosis?

TweetLike many anti-domestic violence activists I too believe that domestic violence is not an individual problem but a community problem that requires the support of the whole community to bring to an end. What I propose as a new solution to this problem it the adoption for Abusive Personality Disorder to be accepted by the mental [...]
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