The role of faith leaders in suicide prevention
The Health Department and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention will co-host a webinar on the Role of Faith Leaders in Suicide Prevention, on Thursday, December 5, from 4-5pm Eastern Time. Read More
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month PDF
October is the Domestic Violence Awareness Month which provides an important opportunity to refocus our nation’s efforts to prevention of Domestic Violence. One in four women in America will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Read More
NISA to hold its meeting on November 3rd
The North American Islamic Shelter for Abused (NISA) will hold its meeting on November 3, 2013 at 6.00 pm at Mehran Restaurant in Fremont/Newark. NISA was established in 2002 as a vehicle for alleviating issues related to abuse and domestic violence. Read More
Reshma speaks at 9/11 anniversary
SEMAH joined the nation in commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Executive Director and SEMAH Co-Founder, Reshma Inamdar, attended a peace picnic held at the Palo Alto Town Hall to observe the 9/11 anniversary. Read More
SEMAH Inc horrified at the ergerious misapplication of law which has sent a domestic violence victim to 20 years in prison for defending herself
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Domestic Violence Statistics
According to Domestic Violence Statistics Organization a woman is assaulted or beaten in the US every 9 seconds.
Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family.
Resources to help address domestic violence
There are more resources to help address domestic violence which may be searched on internet. These resources may include the following:
Support Services: Domestic Violence Advocacy Agency