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Domestic Violence Shelters Seeking Help

Domestic Violence Shelters Seeking Help

New data from the Memphis Police Department shows more than 11,000 people have been a victim of domestic violence this year as of August. But many of the people trying to help them say the city's shelters stay full, and they are putting up a fight for funding. Wanda...

Taylor Swift Donates to RAINN

Taylor Swift Donates to RAINN

Taylor Swift recently donated to RAINN. She has also pledged to make donations to other organizations to help sexual assault victims to defend themselves. Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network or RAINN, is the largest non-profit anti-sexual assault organization in...

3rd Annual Race Against Sexual Violence

3rd Annual Race Against Sexual Violence

On behalf of the MSDSV Council: Join the Memphis & Shelby County Domestic & Sexual Violence Council in Support of Sexual Violence Awareness Month. This is a great race for runners and walkers who want to support an important cause. Individuals and groups of...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The month of April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness month. The awareness ribbon color is teal. All month long, we plan to share news, local and national events, safety tips and resources. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center provides a...

Teens and Relationship Red Flags

Teens and Relationship Red Flags

As we continue to share information on Teen Dating Violence Awareness month, we ask you to please read this story entitled Area Teens Learn About Relationship Red Flags. The story was featured in The Buffalo News and was written by Kelsey Dux. It's a great story of a...