Category: Abuse campaign

Mental Health Awareness and Training Grant

On St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea received a $ 625,000 Mental Health Awareness and Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in September 2021. The grant will provide mental health training to over 2 500 community members over the next five years. . The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration […]

Children’s Miracle Network and Walmart Canada launch Spark A Miracle campaign to support children’s hospitals across Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON, November 30, 2021 / CNW / – Today, Tuesday I Give, Children’s Miracle Network and Walmart Canada launched their Spark a miracle support campaign from Canada children, families and their local children’s hospitals. Children’s Miracle Network and Walmart (CNW Group / Children’s Miracle Network) “Walmart Canada has been our primary partner in the […]

Maxine Peake launches Fortalice Christmas campaign

BOLTON actor Maxine Peake is launching a special Christmas campaign to benefit Fortalice. The charity that helps people affected by domestic violence runs the Find Peace campaign to raise funds to maintain vital telephone service. Patron of the Bolton-based charity, Maxine said: “It is an honor to be a Patron of Fortalice, the work they […]

Shocking doctored photos of black-eyed Kate Middleton used in domestic violence campaign without palace permission

SHOCKING images of Kate Middleton have been tampered with without Palace permission and plastered across Europe. The Duchess of Cambridge appears covered in cuts and bruises in edited photos – used as part of a campaign to end domestic violence. 5 Kate Middleton photo falsified in campaign against domestic violenceCredit: La Méga Agence The photos, […]

New campaign launched to help detect signs of domestic violence

A new study found that 81 percent of young people said they would like to intervene if a friend was abused, however, 16 percent said they would find it easy to spot the signs. The investigation by Women’s Aid, the leading national organization in Ireland working to end domestic violence against women and children since […]

Survivors and advocates call for the trauma of gender-based violence to be recognized as a wound

DISCLAIMER: This story contains graphical content that readers may find distressing. Lula Dembele was sexually assaulted and raped between the ages of three and four. Key points: Survivors and advocates call for trauma in response to gender-based violence to be recognized as injury Advocacy group launched 16-day social media activism campaign They want funding for […]

Campaign flyer lawsuit seems settled

Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal Southern New Mexico rancher Scott Chandler has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit he filed, saying political consultant Jay McCleskey and a now-defunct political action committee circulated letters lies about him during a 2016 campaign. McCleskey announced the settlement and Chandler admitted Tuesday that he negotiated the settlement with McCleskey’s […]

Democratic Representative Butterfield to retire, new district being launched

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) – United States Representative GK Butterfield announced Thursday that he won’t seek re-election, another blow to Democrats looking to retain a House majority next year and win what is expected to be North Carolina’s closest congressional race. Butterfield, 74, former head of the Congressional Black Caucus, has represented several rural counties […]

Foreign Minister launches campaign to fight sexual violence in conflicts around the world

Liz Truss will lead a new global agreement to condemn the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war as a “red line” on par with chemical weapons. The UK will host a world summit next year to unite the world around action to prevent sexual violence in conflict. Foreign Minister announces women […]

Allegations of abuse cast a shadow over Sean Parnell’s Senate campaign

The contentious custody dispute has revealed more details about the allegations Parnell’s wife Laurie Snell has made against him. She alleged that Parnell strangled her and injured their children. Parnell has denied the allegations, which match the allegations Snell made in 2018 during an abuse protection order hearing she sought against him. Snell also said […]

Elizabeth Warren unveils bill to force former lawmakers to shut down campaign accounts

On Thursday, Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) introduced a bill targeting so-called “zombie” campaign accounts, in an attempt to reduce corruption in Washington. Zeroing Money to Buy Influence After Election Act (ZOMBIE) would require legislators close campaign accounts and leadership PACs after six months if they do not plan to run for […]

Federal lawsuit accuses NRA of making illegal campaign contributions through shell companies to Hawley, Trump and others

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) – A federal lawsuit accuses the National Rifle Association of violating campaign finance laws by using shell companies to illegally funnel up to $ 35 million to Republican candidates, including former President Donald Trump, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri and others. The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint Tuesday in Washington on […]

Washington County Family Justice Center Removes Barriers for Domestic Violence Survivors: 2021 Share Season

Julie Bonn Blank knew there was a problem with her relationship as soon as she returned from her honeymoon. “My girlfriends were still in town since the wedding and they wanted to get together,” she said. But her husband didn’t want to let her go. The controlling behavior worsened. There were physical and sexual “consequences,” […]

Jared Brossett City Council’s Suspended Campaign Receives Help from Unknown Volunteers | Local politics

Three days after New Orleans City Council member Jared Brossett was arrested for a third time for impaired driving, he suspended his campaign for general council, citing the need to focus on his rehabilitation . But his campaign said Tuesday that Brossett cannot control what others do on his behalf after a worker was seen […]

JW Fisher from Midland discusses mental health as an employer

One in five adults suffers from a mental health problem in any given year. Despite these numbers, there are deep-rooted stigmas associated with mental health that have long been unchallenged. The stigma associated with mental health prevents some patients and their families from seeking help due to misconceptions about mental health care. To combat this […]

“I knew I had to grow”: Holly Hickling runs for district magistrate

Holly Hickling had no plans to run for District Judicial Judge until the May 2021 primary elections. election – in which Nicholas Martini ran unopposed on the Republican and Democratic party lines – sparked concern over how the post would be filled. “If you don’t talk through the system, you don’t solve it,” Hickling said. […]

Speak out with Blue Knot’s campaign to build a trauma-informed community – News Of The Area

Blue Knot Day featured resources and experiences for healing. VOICEUP Australia, the volunteer group founded in Coffs Harbor and based on the support between adult survivors of child abuse and their support people, shared the work of the Blue Knot Foundation during this week of Blue Knot Day ( October 28). The Blue Knot Foundation […]

Disturbing messages disrupt final days of campaigning in Ward 6 of Minneapolis

With a week before the Minneapolis municipal election, some voters in Ward 6, the heart of the Somali community in Minneapolis, have received disturbing messages. An email, in invisible carbon copy to voters, contained documents on the criminal record of challenger Abdirizak Bihi. Another voter received a series of text messages from a person supporting […]

Pill can kill, DEA official says of annual drug campaign

Red Ribbon Week is the country’s longest-running drug abuse prevention campaign. It has been honored annually for over three decades and will begin on Monday. Red Ribbon Week was created in honor of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, a Drug Enforcement Administration agent who was killed in Mexico in 1985. According to the DEA, millions of people […]

Bilawal and IFJ condemn harassment of Asma Shirazi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemned the PTI government’s campaign of harassment against prominent journalist and presenter Asma Shirazi and said the truth-fearing government wants to stifle the voice of the people by the intimidation, intimidation and coercion. “It is unfortunate that, while the country suffers from the worst inflation, the government […]

# Every1KnowsSome1: DOVES standing up for youth and others during Domestic Violence Awareness Month | New

“I think the biggest piece is that we know, over and over again, that there are so many people affected by domestic violence, but it’s hidden,” Peden said. “Often, they themselves, or their friends and family members, don’t necessarily know how to help or what they can do, or they need the support themselves. “ […]

Recall of 3 San Francisco school board members going to the polls

But after a series of Collins tweets surfaced earlier this year that use derogatory language against Asian Americans, Moliga expressed support for Collins being removed from his committee assignments and his role as vice-chairman of the board of directors. In response, Collins unsuccessfully sued the district for nearly $ 90 million in damages. Collins and […]

Scottish Police’s ‘Don’t be that guy’ campaign against male violence should help men understand their power – Susan Dalgety

Men may not realize how afraid of them many women can be (Photo: Dominic Lipinski / PA Wire A 30-year former police officer, eight of them in the world-renowned Glasgow Violence Reduction Unit, Goulden now works across the world, training men for leadership. And he supported Police Scotland’s latest efforts to reduce sexual violence against […]

Midway through campaign Rowan County United Way 44% on target – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – To illustrate Rowan County United Way’s impact on the local community, Jim Behmer relied on a visual aid Wednesday afternoon. Behmer, chairman of this year’s fundraising campaign, held up a photo of the Bank of America stadium. Home to the Carolina Panthers on Sundays and musical performances at other times of the year, […]

Agency accused of deleting LGBTQ webpage after criticism – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Texas Child Protection Agency is accused of removing a webpage providing information about a suicide prevention hotline and other resources for LGBTQ youth, following criticism by one of the main challengers of Governor Greg Abbott. The Houston Chronicle reported on Tuesday that Abbott’s challenger Don Huffines posted a video on Twitter in August accusing […]

The law aims to combat domestic violence

Home Secretary Gregory Guida said the proposed law would be a “first for Jersey”. The Department of Justice and Home Affairs yesterday launched a consultation on Jersey’s new domestic violence law, which would create a legal definition of domestic violence and recognize controlling and coercive behavior as an offense. The legislation also supports the establishment […]

“Respect Rolls Here”: UA Launches Task Force on Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence

The University of Alabama’s Student Life Division has launched a Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Task Force to strengthen a healthy campus culture that ensures respect for others. The task force launched its first initiative, the #RespectRollsHere campaign, which aims to raise awareness of resources on sexual assault on and off campus. Tut Wilson, chair […]

A Woman’s Place launches campaign to support victims of domestic violence and survivors – Greeley Tribune

For victims and survivors of domestic violence, the right support can make a vital difference. “You helped save my life. “ “I feel safe, supported and loved. “Without your help, I wouldn’t have gotten out of this toxic relationship.” These are just a few remarks from guests of A Woman’s Place, the only shelter in […]

Senior police officials purged in legal-political rectification campaign

The investigation of two senior officials formerly responsible for internal security means that the 2021 legal-political rectification campaign has reached the top levels of the Party. Fu Zhenghua, the former deputy head of the Ministry of Public Security who led Zhou Yongkang’s corruption investigation, is under investigation for “serious violations of discipline and national laws”. […]

Five Towns Drug and Alcohol Coalition Works to Save Lives | Herald Community Newspapers

Two years after its creation, the Saving Lives Five Towns Drug and Alcohol Coalition is launching a new campaign to “Lock, Inventory, Eliminate” prescription drugs with the aim of reducing access to drugs. “Prescription data shows that if drug addicts are able to get used to or stay with substances like Vicodin or Valium, they […]

‘No Mo Meth’ Campaign Seeks to Reduce Meth Use in Missouri | KSNF / KODE

JOPLIN, Mo. – Drug abuse is at the center of a statewide initiative – specifically helping those who use or are at risk of using methamphetamine. The campaign is called “No Mo Meth” – and it targets our region to hopefully reduce drug use. “I mean somewhere in the neighborhood of 2% of the population,” […]

The FSLN launches an electoral campaign in “constant abuse of state resources”

The Observatorio Ciudadano Urnas Abiertas denounced “the constant abuse of state resources” by the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) when it launched its electoral campaign ahead of the election scheduled for November 7. In a report on the electoral campaign in Nicaragua, which officially started last Saturday, they explained that “the conditions of this […]

Western Pa Nonprofits Receive Part of $ 12 Million in Addiction Recovery Grants

A $ 700,000 federal grant to Hempfield-based Sage’s Army announced by Governor Tom Wolf will allow the nonprofit to continue its addiction recovery services until March 2023, according to the executive director acting Rich Jones. “We have other sources of funding, but this is by far our biggest source of funding, so it’s extremely important […]

Haverhill Council votes 8-1 to ask for $ 125,000 for Cogswell ArtSpace; The mayor asked for his agreement

A seven-year campaign to create and open the Cogswell ArtSpace could come closer to reality if a request from Haverhill City Council is approved by Mayor James J. Fiorentini. The request came in the form of a motion from Councilor Timothy J. Jordan at last week’s council meeting to donate $ 125,000 to Creative Haverhill, […]

Senator Markey demands responses from Facebook after research shows company fails to commit to ban promotion of ads harmful to teens

Facebook’s global chief security officer pledged to Congress last week that Facebook would not allow advertisers to target teens with dangerous content Washington (October 4, 2021) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, wrote to Facebook demanding answers today after new research found that the company had failed […]

New York launches initiatives to help victims of domestic violence

STATEN ISLAND, NY – New York State announced $ 6.5 million in funding that will enable state-licensed service providers to provide support options for survivors of domestic violence and their families and support, Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced. Administered by the National Child and Family Services Office, the $ 6.5 million will support two initiatives. […]

Hundreds of people march through downtown Tulsa in nationwide campaign to support abortion rights | Local News

Lindsey Chisman of Guthrie carries a flag as she takes part in the women’s march to mobilize and advocate for reproductive rights in downtown Tulsa on Saturday. The march started at the Federal Building in Tulsa and ended at Guthrie Green. Former State Senator Connie Johnson addresses a crowd in Guthrie Green during the women’s […]

Help June N. Jenkins make domestic violence old-fashioned October 11-15

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the June N Jenkins Women’s Shelter is making domestic violence old-fashioned. “This is our month to really shine a light on domestic violence and engage people to help us end it!” The shelter posted. The Little Black Dress campaign begins October 11-15. “Little Black Dress Campaign” is a […]

Governor marks launch of Domestic Violence Awareness Month with $ 6.5 million in funding

By SÍLE MOLONEY Governor Kathy Hochul attends the Bronx Democratic Party’s annual dinner at Marina del Rey in Throggs Neck on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Photo by David Greene October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DV). Between 2017 and 2018, intimate partner homicides in the Bronx increased 85.7%, from seven in 2017 to 13 in […]

Protection from violent threats could be a legitimate campaign expense in Georgia

The recent wave of violent threats against elected officials has prompted a state watchdog to rethink its stance on whether home security systems should be considered a legitimate campaign expense. Just seven years ago, the state’s ethics commission ruled that candidates and mandate holders cannot use campaign funds to help secure their homes. But after […]

Critical role sets premiere date for Campaign 3, will air first episode simulcast in Cinemark theaters

Beware, critters: critical role the team will soon be launching their third role-playing adventure campaign – and you may be able to see the first episode at your local theater. The world premiere of Campaign 3 of the group’s flagship show, inspired by Dungeons & Dragons, is set for Thursday, October 21 at 7 p.m. […]

Catholic Bishop of Columbus Robert Brennan reassigned by Vatican

Catholic Bishop of Columbus Robert J. Brennan, installed as 12th bishop of the Roman Empire Catholic Diocese of Columbus in March 2019, was appointed by the Vatican eighth bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Pope Francis appointed Brennan, 59, in the Brooklyn Diocese, and this was announced Wednesday morning by Bishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio […]

Murphy and Ciattarelli clash over COVID vaccine, more

Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli clashed as scheduled Tuesday night over vaccine requirements, abortion rights, LGBTQ education and Donald Trump in a debate that at times grew tense with accusations of fanaticism and personal responsibility for the lives lost in the COVID-19 pandemic and Tropical Storm Ida. They did agree on one […]

GBV Activists Slam ANC ‘Unholy’ Campaign Gadget Involving Suspected Televangelist Rapist

Through Lehlohonolo Mashigo 2h ago Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Johannesburg – Controversial self-proclaimed televangelist and alleged rapist Bishop Stephan Zondo of Rivers of Living Water Church has become the latest election campaign gadget for the ruling party. ANC heavyweights and election leader Fikile Mbalula and party spokesman Pule Mabe were […]

Nevadans have no reason to trust candidates who laugh at the Big Lie

Matt York, Pool, File / AP In this May 6, 2021 file photo, Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are reviewed and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company Cyber ​​Ninjas at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. Sunday September 26, 2021 | 2 a.m At the end of last week, the […]

Bagudu seeks support for Almajiri, child abuse campaign –

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State urged development organizations to support the state government’s campaign to tackle the Almajiri threat and child abuse. Bagudu made the appeal at the inauguration of a one-day seminar on child abuse and Almajiri syndrome on Saturday in Birnin Kebbi. The seminar on “Community Responsibilities to Build a Morally Healthy […]

Domestic violence awareness campaign arrives in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – The next time you’re in downtown Bangor, take a closer look at some of the storefronts. Many are now displaying posters of a domestic violence awareness campaign. Patrisha McLean is the President and Founder of Find our voices. She and other activists were in Queen City on Friday asking businesses to […]

China Says All Crypto Transactions Are Illegal; Bitcoin tumbles

BEIJING (AP) – China’s central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to block the use of the unofficial digital currency. FILE – In this file photo from February 9, 2021, the Bitcoin logo appears on the display screen of a cryptocurrency ATM at the […]

United Way launches its campaign at 2 Witches | New

DANVILLE, Virginia – 2 Witches Brewery and Winery hosted United Way’s 2021, Back to Have Fun launch event on Thursday night. United Way President and CEO Jennifer Smith provided an overview of the importance of United Way. “From September to December, United Way runs its annual campaign,” Smith said. “Tonight is the kick-off. This year […]

Premier League stars refuse to promote COVID vaccination ad campaign

Several Premier League stars have reportedly refused to participate in an advertising campaign to persuade players to get the COVID vaccine. With vaccination apparently stalled in recent weeks, clubs have been in talks to release a video featuring club stars to promote the importance of being vaccinated. However, the initiative did not attract attention as […]

Trump campaign knew lawyer dominance claims were baseless, memos say

Two weeks after the 2020 election, a team of lawyers closely linked to Donald J. Trump held a well-attended press conference at the Republican Party headquarters in Washington. At the event, they exposed a bizarre conspiracy theory claiming that a voting machine company worked with an election software company, financier George Soros and Venezuela to […]

LACASA Centre’s October Glow Campaign to raise awareness

September 21, 2021 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] A local nonprofit will host an awareness campaign again in October to mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. LACASA is an independent, local non-profit organization that helps victims of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. The agency also offers educational programs throughout the community to raise […]

France condemns cyber-harassment # Anti2010 – Infosecurity Magazine

Education officials in France have spoken out against a new trend in cyberbullying targeting children born in 2010. The BBC reports that the malicious new # anti2010 campaign has spread online through Twitter and through the TikTok video sharing app. Videos that encourage viewers to form an “anti-2010 police” have been viewed millions of times. […]

Could you become a champion of domestic violence?

FREE training on domestic violence A new initiative is being planned that will show residents and colleagues who they can confidently turn to about domestic violence. Victims of domestic violence don’t always have the freedom to seek help, but by recruiting people from different teams and organizations to become champions of domestic violence, we make […]

Three-year plan to fight against child abuse; Minister of Social Services urges public to call 914 for reports – Demerara Waves Online News – Guyana

Last updated on Sunday 19 September 2021, 15:38 by Denis Chabrol This week, Social Services Minister Dr Vindhya Persaud will launch the Every Child Safe campaign, aimed at engaging communities in creating safe environments for children. The Department of Social Services will launch this week – Child Protection Week – a three-year program aimed at […]

Campaign Calls on Community to ‘End the Stigma’ Around Child Sexual Abuse – News Of The Area

A campaign has been launched to urge Australians to start a national conversation on child sexual abuse. Photo: Australian Federal Police. TWO of Australia’s leading child safety advocates, Australian of the Year Grace Tame and Home Secretary Karen Andrews have launched a new campaign to help spark a national conversation on child sexual abuse. The […]

US company believes India used software to spy on Pakistan and China

A Russian cybersecurity company had witnessed a cyber espionage campaign targeting Microsoft Windows PCs in China and Pakistan. The CEO of Exodus has said after an investigation that he believes India has handpicked one of the vulnerabilities in Windows for malicious means. India was then barred from purchasing new zero-day research from his company, he […]

New York Governor Kathy Hochul ’80 to address 2020 classes at Syracuse University and ESF SUNY at launch on September 19

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul New York State Governor Kathy Hochul ’80, the state’s 57th Governor and first woman to hold the highest office in the state, will deliver the keynote address at the Class of 2020 launch ceremony ‘Syracuse University on Sunday, September 19 in the stadium. The ceremony also celebrates the Class […]

#WeToo launches movement to bring leading businesses and individuals to tackle child abuse

GENEVA and PARIS, September 17, 2021 / CNW / – #WeToo, the world’s first global organization to end child abuse, is launched today. It will bring together leading companies and individuals to raise funds and raise awareness to address the growing child abuse around the world. UNICEF and the World Health Organization estimate that each […]

Campaign launched to end abuse of nondisclosure agreements

WHISTLE-BLOWERS teamed up with MPs this week to lobby to end the abuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). The Can’t Buy My Silence campaign was launched on Tuesday by Zelda Perkins, who four years ago broke a nondisclosure agreement signed 20 years earlier with Harvey Weinstein, and law professor Dr Julie Macfarlane Canadian and campaigning survivor […]

German green candidate Annalena Baerbock targeted by sexist abuse – POLITICO

Annalena Baerbock has suffered far more online harassment than her two main competitors, and it may have undermined her campaign, report says published Thusday. The report, released by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, a think tank, found that Baerbock was subject to more conspiracy theories and disinformation than Social Democratic candidate Olaf Scholz and Christian […]

Newsom’s anti-Trump recall strategy offers warning for mid-term 2022

SAN LEANDRO, Calif .– California is bathed in its foresight. “The future comes here first,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said, calling his state “America’s coming attraction.” However, in categorically rejecting efforts to recall him from his post, Mr Newsom made it clear that California’s cherished role foreshadowing tomorrow’s politics was not as important as another bigger […]

St Catharines campaign hopes to raise community awareness of overdoses

Posted by Don Redmond Posted on September 1, 2021 St Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik said he hopes his city will help break the stigma surrounding drug addicts by participating in International Overdose Awareness Day.“The flags at the town hall were lowered to remember members of the community who tragically lost their lives due to an […]

Conservative candidate bans campaign volunteers who attended Trudeau rally

Conservative candidate Kyle Seeback said on Saturday some of his campaign volunteers attended the Liberal event closed by police last night amid precarious security. In a media statement, Seeback, the party’s candidate in Dufferin-Caledon, said that “a few of my supporters attended the protest in front of the Justin Trudeau event,” and therefore, they are […]

BMA launches a public campaign to support the practices of general practitioners – Management In Practice

The BMA has launched a public campaign to rally support for GP practices, including increased government investment, she said. The ‘Support Your Surgery’ campaign comes as nearly half of the public in England said more doctors were needed in GP practices, according to a major BMA survey. It comes amid the rise in abuses against […]

RW&CO. Join the inspiring list of Canadian ambassadors for fall 2021

The Rise up campaign is led by Team Canada Olympians Andre De Grasse and Jennifer abel MONTREAL, 23 Aug 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Canadian fashion retailer RW&CO. collaborates with nine extraordinary ambassadors for its Fall 2021 campaign. RW&CO. continues on the path of optimism within the community, from its spring campaign “Ready to […]

Royal family live: Camilla Duchess of Cornwall will not forgive Meghan Markle | Royal | New

Harry has signed an agreement with publisher Random House to write a book, which is expected to be published to coincide with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. According to the Sun on Sunday, palace aides are bracing for a possible legal retaliation, should they face further criticism from Harry and Meghan. Speaking to royal talkRADIO expert […]

Who’s running for the sheriff in Buncombe County?

Three candidates have announced their intention to run in the 2022 election for Buncombe County Sheriff, including incumbent Quentin Miller. Miller beat Republican opponent Shad Higgins in a crushing victory in 2018, becoming the county’s first black sheriff. Running against him this time are David Hurley, a democrat and Adrien “AJ” Fox, a Republican. Despite […]

Facebook takes action to protect Instagram users from abuse on the platform

Wednesday 11-08-2021 11:34 Facebook has introduced a series of measures designed to protect Instagram users from abuse on the platform. They include the ability for people to limit comments and DM requests during peaks of heightened attention; stronger warnings when people try to post potentially offensive comments; and the global rollout of Instagram’s Hidden Words […]

Charges of theft brought down a state legislator. But Pennsylvania’s taxpayer-funded system for benefits was already ripe for abuse.

Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules for reimbursing lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency let alone surveillance. Former state representative Margo Davidson was indicted in July steal taxpayers and embezzle campaign funds, helping him to fulfill a statutory salary that is already among the most […]

Charges of theft knock down state lawmaker | News, Sports, Jobs

HARRISBURG – Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules to reimburse lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency and yet less oversight. Former state representative Margo Davidson was accused in July of stealing taxpayers and embezzling campaign funds, helping her fill a legislative salary that is already […]

Homosassa woman launches campaign for county commission | New

A longtime Citrus County resident and longtime former director of an organization that protects victims of domestic violence is the first candidate for the county commission in the 2022 election. Diana Finegan, from Homosassa, filed documents with the Election Office Supervisor on Friday to establish a campaign account. Finegan, a Republican, is seeking election to […]

New campaign aims to teach young people how to recognize and respond to signs of sexual violence

Advice on how to recognize and resist everyday scenarios of sexual violence and harassment is part of a campaign from the Irish youth website, SpunOut.ie Behavior that contributes to sexual violence is often normalized in society, making it difficult to recognize and deal with when it occurs. Kiki Martire, Director of SpunOut.ie, explains: “As the […]

“Constantly prosecuted”: LGBT + activists in Ukraine attacked online and in the street

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For days, death threats and homophobic slurs have been pouring into Sofiia Lapina’s inbox – a constant reminder of the hatred she often encounters as an LGBT + rights activist in Ukraine. Members of a far-right channel on the Telegram messaging app posted Lapina’s phone number last month and – following […]

Lawyers say China is using Interpol to demand return of dissident

WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawyers call on the Biden administration to release from custody a Chinese democracy advocate who could be deported to his homeland to face what they say are false charges – despite the absence of an extradition treaty between the United States and China. Human rights activists say this is one of the […]

Candidate for mayor of Washougal accused of domestic violence in 2015

Oregon court records show that Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford was charged with domestic violence in 2015 and later sentenced to two years of formal probation and participate in an anti-violence intervention program. domestic violence after violating a restraining order. In May 2015, Ford’s wife filed for a restraining order to prevent abuse, alleging that […]

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