“The team listened to women in support groups saying they knew one type of relationship but didn’t know an alternative,” she says.
“They wanted an example to be able to look for in their lives.” The Equality Wheel offers an alternative to power and control.
Asian Women’s Home is the anti-domestic violence and human trafficking program of Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI).
Digital Abuse The use of technology such as texting and social networking to bully, harass, stalk or intimidate a partner.
Often this behavior is a form of verbal or emotional abuse perpetrated through technology.
Think about how you want to be treated in a relationship.
You will come up with a relationship under control, not a relationship that is controlling you.
Labor and sex trafficking have severe adverse effects on the health, well being, and human rights of millions of vulnerable adults and young people in the United States and globally.
Health professionals can play a significant role in preventing this problem and reducing the profound suffering it causes.
Dating abuse is a pattern of abusive behaviors -- usually a series of abusive behaviors over a course of time -- used to exert power and control over a dating partner.
Every relationship is different, but the things that unhealthy and abusive relationships have in common are issues of power and control.
Here are some types of abuse: Emotional Abuse/Verbal Abuse Non-physical behavior such as threats, insults, constant monitoring or “checking-in”, excessive texting, humiliation, intimidation or isolation.