Silent Witness

Statistics reveal that one in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. But what is rarely discussed is the impact that this has on children.  The silent witnesses who hear or witness violence against their mothers....more

Stalkers 101: When a Breakup Won't Break

Samoan helpline saves lives

On this Pacific island, where nearly half of all women report intimate partner violence, almost 2,000 calls have been received in the first five months of the Samoa Victim Support Group’s 24-Hour Help Line Service. ...more

Why Does He Do That?

Why Does He Do That? That's the number one question, isn't it? Maybe it's his drinking, you say. Maybe it's his learning disabilities. It's his job; he hates it. He's stressed. I think he's bipolar. It's his mother's fault; she spoiled him rotten. It's the drugs. If only he didn't use. It's his temper. He's selfish. It's the pornography; he's obsessed. ...more

Keeping The Peace

You hear it all the time, "Don't make waves. Just keep the peace". But what does keeping the peace cost you. Over time it's like wearing a heavy coat that doesn't belong to you, weighing down on your spirit. It's not who you are to keep silent about things that you don't feel is right. What is it costing you in the long run by not expressing your feelings? Does this change who you are? Do you even know who you are any more? You've been silent for so long, do you remember what you believe in?...more

A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS FLEE/SAFE ADDRESS SHOULD ALWAYS BE PROTECTED! FLAW IN OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM EXPOSED

Hi there my name is Eve and I was a victim of domestic violence and abuse for 21 years. On the 1st November 2010 I escaped with my two girls and have worked hard on becoming a survivor. I have gone on to found #OneVoice Never Silenced, a pool of resources for all abuse and we are heading a nationwide campaign to protect our victims of dv. A victims safe/flee address should always be protected!I hope you will sign and support our petition.http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/helen-grant-mp-david-cameron-nick-......more

VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BEING SENT TO PRISON FOR WITHHOLDING FLEE ADDRESS

First of all I want to say a very big thank you to everyone who has offered their support and sent messages and kind words.  I am going to be very honest and say that I am not sure how I am getting through all this but on the 1st November 2010 I escaped with my girls and no one is going to make me a victim ever again so that is what is keeping me going along with all your messages....more

The End - Part Five

This blog post is being transferred into Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing platform and will be available as part of an e-book series.  Please visit my website to subscribe and I will let you know when the ebook series is available for free download.About me:  http://jofonda.com/about-me/JoJo@jofonda.comwww.jofonda.com ...more
Jo, your story pretty much took my breath away.  I see glimpses of my husband in yours, I see a ...more

The End - Part One

This blog post is being transferred into Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing platform and will be available as part of an e-book series.  Please visit my website to subscribe and I will let you know when the ebook series is available for free download.About me: http://jofonda.com/about-me/JoJo@jofonda.comwww.jofonda.com ...more

International & national suicide helplines & other useful contacts

VICTIMS/SURVIVORS CONTACTS #OneVoiceBuddies - a befriending scheme with a difference! Please see the special page for this by clicking here. ...more