Information Every Woman Should Have: Domestic Violence Handbookby Catherine Paris
What Every Woman Should Know, Domestic Violence Handbook is reader friendly and contains information about the various forms of domestic violence, actual stories depicting each situation and a directory listing almost 2000 domestic violence shelters. This informative book helps women understand the dangerous situations they find themselves in, as well as help them find a way out. Topics covered include emotional abuse, isolation, verbal abuse, financial control, effects of abuse on children, safety plans, and profile of a batterer.
Domestic violence is prevalent in today's society. Battered women are in all walks of life, at the supermarket, the movie theater, Church, school and work. She is your neighbor, friend, associate, sister, mother, daughter, perhaps even you. Statistics show that nearly everyone in America is either currently a victim of abuse, survivor of abuse or knows someone who is. You probably know someone who needs the information provided in this book.
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Top 10 Reasons for Buying Information Every Woman Should Have: 1. Knowledge is power - learn about abusive situations and how you can avoid them. 2. How do you avoid abusive people - read the section entitled 'Profile of a Batterer.' 3. How can you tell if you are getting into a dangerous situation - read the section entitled 'Warning Signs.' 4. Relationship Rights - discover what they are in Information Every Woman Should Have. 5. Safety plan for you and your children. 6. Discover the effects of abuse on children. 7. Learn the latest statistics from the Bureau of Justice. 8. Learn the Cycle of Abuse, as written in this book. 9. Yes! You Can Help - Information Every Woman Should have tells you how. 10. The Corporate cost of domestic violence is between $3 - 5 Billion a year. To learn more, pick up this book today!
Great reference book - includes a breakdown of domestic violence into its many components. Readers are able to look behind closed doors and witness scenes of domestic violence. Information Every Woman Should Have helps you to understand how so many have fallen victim to the abusers in today's society. I recommend this book to all victim advocates; the resources contained within the pages will make it easier to refer clients to agencies throughout the country. Libraries should offer this book in the reference section. Domestic violence victims will be able to find the help they need in the safety of our public libraries.
Finally, information about domestic violence broken down into simple, straight-forward language. The comprehensive listing of shelters around the country is second to none!