According to the National Sexual Assault Hotline, every 92 seconds, another person experiences sexual assault. Sexual violence affects hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. While we' re making progress - the number of assaults has fallen by more than half since 1993 - even today, only 5 out of every 1,000 rapists will end up in prison.
Domestic abuse is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship.
Domestic abuse does not discriminate. Anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender can be a victim – or perpetrator – of domestic violence. It can happen to people who are married, living together or who are dating. It affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.
Domestic abuse includes behaviors that physically harm, arouse fear, prevent a partner from doing what they wish or force them to behave in ways they do not want. It includes the use of physical violence and sexual assault, threats and intimidation, emotional abuse and economic deprivation. Many of these different forms of domestic violence can be occurring at any one time within the same intimate relationship.
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will. Houston is the No. 1 port in the entire nation for Human Trafficking.
Statistics shows that victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault are more likely to be trafficked.
Hope Pyx Global is a 501(c)3 dedicated to families from all background who are victims and survivors of domestic abuse, human trafficking and sexual assault.
Sat. June 1st, Recording 'Butterfly' with the amazing Charlotte Rutter and Unoma Chidinma at EssGee Productions with the excellent Samuel Gallagher. Stay tuned.
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