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Why the ‘National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month’ matters to many domestic violence vict

March is recognized as the National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities has many events, conferences, and programs to raise awareness. We would like to talk about how domestic violence ties into developmental disabilities, and how we can raise awareness about the dangers of domestic violence for people with developmental disabilities. Understanding how domestic violence works Domestic violence is very difficult to understand for anyone lucky enough to have not seen it up close. Such people ask the same question again and again – if the person was being abused, why didn’t they just end the relationship and leave? I

Work together to help domestic violence victims this International Women’s Day

The International Women’s Day is approaching, on the 8th of March. It will be a day to celebrate women and all that they have done for this world. It will also be a day when we renew our commitment to continue working to make the world a fairer and better place for women, and to create a society where women are given the respect and rights that every human deserves. As we celebrate all the accomplishments by women who managed to achieve their dreams, despite the patriarchy, let’s not forget the victims that are yet to be helped. Women make up the majority of domestic violence victims and we have to provide them with the help they need. Domestic violence isn’t just a person, it is a system. D

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