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Have you been strangled? Or smothered so you couldn’t breathe?

Trigger Warning – Some of the information in this blog post, the linked articles / information sheets / videos, or the comments might be triggering for some people. Professionals, the public and victims are misinformed about strangulation. Most victims of strangulation will not have visible external injuries. Fatal strangulation can occur without any external evidence …

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Child Safety Training — by Ps Jimmy Hinton, the son of a pedophile pastor

[April 28, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Of people sitting in pews, 40% have been or are currently being sexually abused. Learn from the son of a pedophile how to stop them in their tracks. One …

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‘Fred and Marie’ fictional video — This is not fiction for some couples

TRIGGER WARNING:  This video is 15 minutes in length and will almost certainly trigger some, so please be prepared. “Fred et marie” is a video produced by Bonjour, Inc. It is in French, but there are English subtitles.  This video does an excellent job of portraying coercive control, entrapment, social abuse & isolation, emotional abuse, …

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Thursday Thought — On Violence, Resistance, and Power in Language by Dr. Allan Wade

At a conference in Sweden, Dr. Allan Wade discusses social responses. In particular in this short video clip he touches on how people who have been abused may be further traumatized by the negative social responses they receive from ‘helping’ professionals, authority figures, family, friends and neighbours.  Very often, the social responses an abused person receives from …

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Thursday Thought — Honouring Resistance by Dr. Allan Wade

On the blog we have praised Allan Wade who, along with his colleagues, originated the response-based approach which has taught us how to elucidate and honor victim’s resistance. In this clip from a counselor-training DVD Dr. Wade shows us how the response-based approach to therapy exposes violence, clarifies the perpetrator’s responsibility, elucidates and honours the victim’s …

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Male Privilege is the underlying driver of domestic abuse. — Ken Lay, former Police Commissioner

This address by Ken Lay is inspiring, compassionate and compelling. Please watch and share. The address was given this year on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women at Monash University, Melbourne. The text of Ken’s address can be found here. One stand-out for me was when Ken said: Here’s something I’ve noticed. Claims of …

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