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  • Boys Need to See Real Men

    If you need some good news in our sex-saturated, rape culture, I have some today. Men are becoming more involved than ever in the solution. Whether it’s domestic violence or sexual assault, men are stepping forward to be the change. Recently, Mary Kay surveyed 850 domestic violence organizations...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 11-03-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016, Truth About Abuse Survey
  • How to Take Care of Yourself After Domestic Abuse

    Dear friend, If you’ve left your abusive relationship, congratulations. You’ve shown great bravery. With time, your heart and mind will heal. And there are some things you can do in the process. I know they help. I used them in my recovery from abuse. The process won’t be easy, but...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 10-20-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016, Rachel Madson Zarling
  • The Connection Between Porn and Domestic Violence

    Three years ago when I began blogging for The Mary Kay Foundation, ℠ I knew a little about domestic violence. Today, I’m amazed at how domestic violence pervades our culture. The latest article to catch my attention linked pornography to domestic violence. I guess I never connected it before. But...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 09-29-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016
  • Meet the Fastest Growing DV Website

    DomesticShelters.org launched just two years ago offering a searchable online and mobile database of domestic violence programs. Now, the site has expanded to include more than 300 articles on domestic violence, checklists , statistics and infographics , recommended books , widgets , online forums/chats...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 08-25-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016, DomesticShelters.org
  • 10 Organizations You Need to Know

    A huge thank you to these organizations who provided free information and/or presentations during Mary Kay Inc.'s Seminar at The Mary Kay Foundation℠ Expo Booth. American Society of Plastic Surgeons . You can find extensive information on choosing a plastic surgeon and reconstructive surgery after...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 08-18-2016
    tagged: cancer, domestic violence, DV, 2016
  • 5 DV Blogs You Need to Share

    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 07-28-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016
  • 10 Questions to Ask Before You Choose a DV Therapist

    Domestic violence does not always look the same. Not all women have a black eye. You wouldn't go to your primary care doctor for a heart condition, right? The same is true for domestic violence. You need a specialist. Domestic violence is confusing, but it is also deadly. Many women minimize abuse...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 06-30-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016, Kelly Slaven, DV Therapist
  • 7 Startling Facts About Children and DV

    Take a look at these statistics. When you understand the consequences of domestic violence, you can see how it cycles from one generation to the next and infiltrates a society. The result? Domestic violence affects everyone. That's why we're passionate about helping survivors of domestic violence...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 03-24-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016, children
  • How to Help Children in DV

    “I have to help my friend because his dad is really mean to him, and his mom has a protective order," my 11-year-old son, Schaefer, tells me at dinner on Tuesday night. According to Schaefer, Justin's dad tells him to ‘be a man’ and not to side with his mom. So Schaefer tells...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 03-10-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016, Kelly Slaven, children
  • The Two Things Your DV Shelter Needs Most

    It’s nearly February. The dust from the holidays has settled, and we are well into winter doldrums here in New England. Valentine’s Day is approaching. For women in DV shelters, this time of year can be very bleak. The New Year is a time of starting over and setting goals. But by February...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 01-28-2016
    tagged: DV, domestic violence shelters, 2016, Safe Futures, Emma Palzere-Rae
  • 10 Reasons Why Women Stay in Abuse

    As I talk to the community about domestic violence, I'm always asked why women stay in abusive relationships. Sometimes the tone reflects compassion or curiosity, but more often it's accusatory. The question sounds more like “ What is wrong with her? ” or worse, “ How bad can...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 01-14-2016
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2016, Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, Ellen Kaney-Francis
  • 52 Holiday Wishes for DV Shelters

    I love being home for the holidays. Baking with my kids. Decorating the house. Wrapping presents. Listening to Christmas music. I relish the scent of apple cinnamon cider, sugar cookies and banana bread. I don't even like to travel during this time. I just want to enjoy the comforts of home. I can...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 12-24-2015
    tagged: DV, domestic violence shelters, Holidays, 2015
  • What About the Men?

    I get this question a lot when I talk about domestic violence. Inevitably someone asks about male victims. Yes, there are male victims. However, one of our goals in domestic violence education is to draw attention to the astronomic number of women around our country, who are being abused in one form...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 12-10-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, Genesis Women’s Shelter, 2015, Jessica Brazeal
  • In An Abusive Relationship? 20 Items You May Need Handy

    Chronic stress -- such as domestic violence -- takes a toll on your emotions and your ability to think clearly. If you're in a abusive relationship and are considering leaving, you may need the following items. You can plan ahead by storing them in a safe, accessible place. While it's helpful...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 07-30-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015
  • Four Stats on Domestic Violence* & Five Organizations That Help

    1 in 4 women will know domestic violence in her lifetime. 1 in 3 teenage girls will be physically assaulted by a boyfriend. $5.8 billion is how much corporations lose each year because domestic violence affects employee productivity and medical bills. Ages 15-44. Domestic violence is the leading cause...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 07-16-2015
    tagged: Seminar, The Mary Kay Foundation, domestic violence, DV, 2015
  • Using Technology Safely

    Most of us use some form of technology—like phones, cell phones, computers and office equipment—every day. It’s definitely integrated into my daily life. A training session at the recent 2015 Conference on Crimes Against Women , where The Mary Kay Foundation ℠ was the presenting sponsor...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 06-11-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015, Conference on Crimes Against Women
  • 10 Signs of Abusive Relationships

    Did you know women between the ages of 16 and 24 have the highest per capita rate of intimate violence? It’s nearly 20 percent per 1,000 women. May is a busy month for these young women. They will attend proms, banquets, dances and graduations. And one in five will be abused. Let’s help....
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 05-07-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015, Abusive Relationships
  • Shelter Grant Applications Open!

    Calling all domestic violence shelters! Now’s the time to have your agency considered for one of the $20,000 grants awarded each year by The Mary Kay Foundation℠. Now through April 30, we’re accepting online applications . Winners will be announced in late September in honor of Domestic Violence...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 04-02-2015
    tagged: Domestic Violence Prevention, domestic violence, DV, Shelter Grant Program, 2015
  • Who’s Your One in Four?

    When I was younger, I never thought I would know anyone affected by domestic violence. As I got older, I found that wasn't true. As the years have gone by, I can think of three women specifically who endured abuse. And those are just the ones I know about. The statistics say one in four women in...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 03-12-2015
    tagged: Domestic Violence Prevention, domestic violence, DV, 2015, One in Four
  • Helping Children Cope With Domestic Violence

    This week’s blog post is by Marie Robinson , Executive Director for the Wings of Hope Family Crisis Center. She shares how her Oklahoma shelter is using grant money from The Mary Kay Foundation℠ to make a difference for children. To break the cycle of violence, we must support children who witness...
    Posted to Mary Kay Foundation: Inspiring Beauty Through Caring by admin on 02-19-2015
    tagged: domestic violence, DV, 2015, Marie Robinson
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