Work-Family Stress and Alcohol Use
Work-family conflict causes negative emotions, which in turn cause increased alcohol use. The situation is worsened because alcohol has become a part of the corporate lifestyle. Find out how you or someone you know can fight off developing a dependence on alcohol.
Intimate Partner Violence in India: What Prevents Women From Seeking Help?
Every year the number of women suffering from the impact of domestic violence is increasing. However the number of women seeking help for domestic violence or Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is extremely low. It appears that women often hesitate to seek help or raise their voice against domestic violence or Intimate Partner Violence. Why is it that Indian women are less likely to seek help? Find out the truth about seeking help for domestic violence.
Healing from an Emotionally Abusive Relationship
Moving on from an emotionally abusive relationship can be difficult.
Understanding Child Sexual Abuse
The topic of child sexual abuse (CSA) has been brought to our attention. Though the known incidents of CSA seem to be on the rise, fortunately, the resources to deal with it have increased as well. New curriculum has been introduced into schools to build awareness, and school safety measures have been expanded to create a safer environment for children. For the individual who is a survivor of CSA, there is psychological counseling and plenty of information available to equip a person to make sense of and deal with the long-term effects of their experience.
Domestic violence (also known as domestic abuse or spousal abuse) occurs when a family member, partner or ex-partner attempts to physically or psychologically violate the other. No one, for any reason, deserves to be abused and without help, abuse will continue and is likely to worsen. If you are facing abuse, many resources are available to help you understand your options and to support you. This article gives you further information on this...
Sometimes, a relationship that starts out well turns sour. It is not always easy to recognize if you are in an abusive relationship. This article gives examples of relationships that are also abusive.
Protecting Your Child
As your child grows and spends more time out of your sight, you need to teach them to protect themselves. Child abuse and assault (both by strangers and by people known to the child) are very real dangers in all countries and in every socio-economic group. It is important to discuss with your children (both boys and girls) the potential risks.
Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse - A Primer for Parents
Child sexual abuse is a topic that obviously makes people uncomfortable. It is a distressing and abhorrent act but a reality that we have to face. Here are some guidelines on how to prevent it.
Are you in an abusive relationship?
If you can't love someone without feeling afraid, it's time to get out of the relationship.Sometimes, a relationship that starts out well turns sour. It is not always easy to recognize if you are in an abusive relationship. Some of the signs of abuse can be learnt through this article.
Welfare Organisations For Abused Or Battered Women
When women are in abusive relationships, it is important for them to be equipped with resources they can turn to. This article will help you be prepared with helpline numbers and abused women organizations around the country that you can reach out to for help.