Ending Domestic and Sexual Abuse in Mississippi

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Teen Dating Violence

Exciting News! THS Senior Organizes “Silence Hides Violence” 5K

It can happen to ANYBODY. Silence Hides Violence.  Between 50% to 60% of domestic violence victims are women. Every 15 seconds, a woman is beaten in this country. For approximately 4 million women, the battering requires medical or police attention. Annually 4,000 women’s abuse ends- they die. Abuse against men is often times underestimated, overlooked, and hidden.  In […]

“But I Love Him”

When female high school students were asked whom they would talk to if someone they date were attempting to control them, insulted them, or physically harmed them, 86% percent said they would confide in a friend, while only 7% said they would talk to police. Tiffany J. Zwicker, Education Policy Brief, “The Imperative of Developing […]

Murder victim’s family speaks about her “controlling boyfriend”

Read this article on the WLOX website by clicking here Murder victim’s family speaks about her “controlling boyfriend” By Rebecca Powers GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – It was chaos outside a coast casino early Monday morning as a murder suspect kept Gulfport police and federal marshals at bay by pointing a gun to his head. The […]

Parents Can “Break the Silence: Stop the Violence”

February is National Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, but we know that problems of abuse occur all year long. This video produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is just one of many online resources that parents, teens, teachers and friends can use to start a conversation about topics that are embarrassing, […]

Pontotoc County! We need to Hear from You!

This year S.A.F.E., Inc. provided dating violence prevention materials for every public school student in Pontotoc County, Mississippi. Now, we want to hear from you. Did you like it? Did you get it? What can we do to make it better? Let us know by taking this confidential survey. Create your free online surveys with […]