At Genthe Law Firm, our beliefs put safety first. That means we are always up to the task of representing members of our communities in vulnerable situations and could always use a helping hand.
Domestic Violence is an issue That Too Many Women and Children Face Every Day
Domestic violence against women is a serious problem that affects women of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Additionally, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States.
There are a number of reasons why domestic violence against women is such a prevalent problem. In many cases, domestic violence is perpetuated by a cycle of abuse in which the abuser feels a sense of power and control over the victim. Unfortunately, this cycle can be difficult to break, often leading to repeated abuse.
Additionally, domestic violence can be motivated by sexism, as well as by a desire to maintain power and control within a relationship.
Domestic violence is a serious issue that can lead to physical, emotional, and psychological injuries. Victims of domestic violence often suffer from broken bones, bruises, and cuts. They may also experience anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
In addition, domestic violence can also lead to financial problems and homelessness.
Fortunately, there are several organizations and resources available to help victims of domestic violence; one key resource in Dallas being Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support. They can provide support and assistance to victims and help them to safety.
Additionally, several legal protections are available to domestic violence victims, such as restraining orders. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please reach out for help.
Creating a Safe Haven For Abused Women and Children
We should not accept a world where women don’t feel safe in their own homes. Genesis Women’s Shelter was created to give women in abusive situations a way out. Genesis’ core mission is to empower women and children by offering safety, shelter, and support. In that same regard, they strive to create a workplace as diverse as the communities they serve and where everyone feels empowered to be their full, authentic selves. With these guiding principles, they commit to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity and experience so they may listen, learn, work together and succeed as a team.
Doing Our Part
Genthe Law Firm believes in the Genesis Women’s Shelter’s mission wholeheartedly and has committed to monthly volunteering through hosting lunches and serving the women and children of Genesis. But the volunteer opportunities don’t stop there. Genesis offers numerous ways to get involved within their organization. From residential childcare to thrift store assistant, you are certain to find an opportunity that touches your heart. Genesis is always accepting donations, whether monetary or items. Visit their website to learn more.