Month: July 2018

Educating and equipping through compassionate connection

#MeToo – Guest Post

Me, too “You know sexual violence knows no race or color or gender or class. But the response to sexual violence does.” ~ Tarana Burke   Tarana Burke began the “me too” campaign in 2006 as a means of helping women who had been sexually assaulted not feel so alone. It was meant especially for…
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Why parents don’t register a complaint after disrespectful care

Why don’t most new families file a complaint when they’ve received disrespectful, abusive, harmful, coercive, or non-evidence based care? For many of the same reasons that victims of rape or sexual assault seldom report the crime: re-victimization, not being believed, secondary trauma, no support from family or friends, self-blame, and guilt. Yet, new parents are…
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