Violence

Violence is the use of physical force or power to cause harm or damage. Violence can take many different forms, such as assault, rape, murder, or war. Violence can be committed by individuals, groups, or governments, and can be directed against oneself, other people, or property. Violence can have serious physical, emotional, and psychological consequences for victims, as well as for those who witness or perpetrate it. The prevention of violence and the promotion of peace are important goals in many societies.

10 Domestic Abuse resources in Southeastern Wisconsin | Racine County Eye
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10 Domestic Abuse resources in Southeastern Wisconsin | Racine County Eye

Are you or someone you know experiencing domestic abuse? Navigating the route to receive help can be a daunting task. Perhaps you’d like the information to local resources to be able to further assist someone in need. In Southeastern Wisconsin, community agencies, nonprofits, and programs are available to assist you or your loved one’s path…

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Arkansas’ rank
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January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Arkansas’ rank

LITTLE ROCK, AR – January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. During this month, as with all months, thousands will be sexually trafficked in the United States with Arkansas having some of the highest numbers in the country. Fact: Sex trafficking and the need for services increase every day. Little Rock-based Partners Against Trafficking Humans…

Tate rape allegations, text exchanges with women detailed in court document
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Tate rape allegations, text exchanges with women detailed in court document

Andrew Tate, the self-styled “king of toxic masculinity” who was arrested in Romania on allegations of running a human trafficking ring, is being investigated for two counts of rape, according to a court order obtained by The Washington Post, which also includes excerpts of extensive phone message conversations showing how Tate and his brother are…

Coalition aims to combat human trafficking in SW La. – American Press
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Coalition aims to combat human trafficking in SW La. – American Press

Coalition aims to combat human trafficking in SW La. Published 4:28 pm Friday, February 3, 2023 The United Against Human Trafficking Coalition in Calcasieu Parish met for a special forum this week in honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The topic of discussion: how to decrease demand. “Just like any business, if you stop…

Osinbajo: All Hands Must Be on Deck to Tackle Human Trafficking – Arise News
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Osinbajo: All Hands Must Be on Deck to Tackle Human Trafficking – Arise News

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said punishment is not enough to curb cases of human trafficking in the country, insisting that all hands must be on deck to end the menace. Speaking on Thursday night at the premiere of the viewing of ‘Dangerous Hope’–a film sponsored by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees…

Anyone Questioning Alleged Human Trafficking Survivor Eliza Bleu’s Story Is Getting Banned on Twitter
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Anyone Questioning Alleged Human Trafficking Survivor Eliza Bleu’s Story Is Getting Banned on Twitter

Editor’s note: we are providing this story for your reference and your research. It is an evolving topic. We feel it is important to provide topical issues that need to be tracked for historical reference. Our understanding is that her work with Musk to battle CSAM on Twitter is important, and separate, from this controversy. …

13 Human Trafficking Arrests Made In Contra Costa County
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13 Human Trafficking Arrests Made In Contra Costa County

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — Thirteen arrests were made by partners working in collaboration with the Contra Costa Human Trafficking Task Force during a weeklong statewide effort to recover survivors of human trafficking and apprehend their exploiters, the District Attorney’s Office announced Friday. As a part of “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild,” task force partners conducted…

Health care workers should look for signs of human trafficking, Michigan doctor says
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Health care workers should look for signs of human trafficking, Michigan doctor says

Nearly 88% of human trafficking survivors report accessing health care services during their trafficking situation, according to a nonprofit advocacy group known as the Polaris Project. That statistic could be surprising. However, it’s appropriate – if not a slight underestimate – once people start to understand what trafficking looks like, explained Dr. Jamie Hope, an…

‘You do not deserve to be treated this way’: Dozens gather for victims of human trafficking
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‘You do not deserve to be treated this way’: Dozens gather for victims of human trafficking

Jan. 11—LEWISTON — Gathered at Dufresne Plaza on Wednesday afternoon, nearly 100 people huddled against the cold, shivered and heard some hard truths about human trafficking. It’s not just for far-flung countries or major U.S. cities anymore, they were told. It’s happening here. Over the past year, Safe Voices alone has served more than 100…

Miss Universe speaks on how she’s using her platform to help survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence: ‘It is so important to invest in others’
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Miss Universe speaks on how she’s using her platform to help survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence: ‘It is so important to invest in others’

This year’s Miss Universe is a strong advocate for the environment. R’Bonney Gabriel is a model, sewing instructor, and environmentally friendly fashion designer, according to CNN. Gabriel, who recently won the Miss Universe pageant, first made headlines last year when she became the first Filipino American Miss USA. She’s also a force for change in…