Domestic Violence News & Resources
Responsively Yours: Lessons from 9/11: Korean by Harriett Jane Olson
09/01/2011 ...In an intrafaith conversation in May, I learned that American Muslims see a cataclysm affecting them personally — an act for which they had no responsibility and over which they had no control, but which would shape their lives and the lives of their children, perhaps forever.
Ending Human Trafficking, One Life at a Time by Isabella Simonyan on UMCOR.org
01/28/2011 Alisa* fell prey to a human trafficker in her hometown in Armenia. She was just 20 years old and the single mother of a nine-month-old baby. The trafficker forced Alisa into prostitution by threatening to kidnap her young child if she did not do as he said. He kept her enslaved and took all the money she made.
Ubuntu Explorer Journeys: Brazil 2011
01/24/2011 Join the Methodist Women in Brazil to create a life free of violence for women, children and youth. The Ubuntu Journey will visit the cities of São Paulo (São Paulo, in the southeast of Brazil) and Fortaleza (Ceará, in the northeast of Brazil) during the days of September 18–30, 2011.
How to Help a Victim of Domestic Violence
01/20/2011 Share information and resources with victims so that they can make the best decisions for themselves. Walk with a victim—listen, believe, affirm, care for safety, provide education and wait to follow their lead in choosing what to do next.
Susannah Wesley Community Center Plays Key Role in Human Trafficking Case by Catherine Heggarty, with Sonya Chung-Hirano and Dominic Inocelda
01/07/2011 The biggest human trafficking case in U.S. history is currently in federal court in Honolulu, Hawaii. A United Methodist Women–affiliated mission, the Susannah Wesley Community Center played a major role in helping the victims.
Mobilize Your Church and Community
01/04/2011 Actions you can take to help raise awareness in your church.
Tools for Domestic Violence Awareness
01/04/2011 Links, resources and phone numbers to fight Domestic Violence
Free Webinars on Faith and Domestic Violence
01/04/2011 United Methodist Women is offering a series of free webinars on Wednesdays from February 16 to March 2, 2011. Topics cover how people of faith, churches and clergy can help stop domestic violence and help victims.
Get "I Believe You" On the Air Again
01/03/2011 Call your local NBC affiliate and make sure the documentary airs often and during prime time viewing hours.
Let There Be Peace on Earth
12/15/2010 Much more work remains to ensure that women have a voice in times of conflict and in implementing UNSCR 1325 worldwide. We must all join the efforts of women throughout the world who are saying, “Let there be peace on earth.”
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