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Know the Facts

Myths About Rape
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Several myths exist about sexual assault, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse . These myths often shift responsibility and blame from the assailant to the victim. Understanding the myths surrounding sexual assault may help you in your recovery. What happened to you was a crime. You are not to blame for your abuser’s behavior.

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Know the Facts

Myths About Domestic Violence
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At DSVA, we regard domestic violence as particularly serious because there is often a continuing threat to the victim’s safety, and, in worst cases, the victim’s life and the lives of others (including children’s) may be at risk.

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Know the Facts

Myths about Child Abuse
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Parents have the right to discipline their children however, they see fit.

Fact: Discipline must follow the provisions of the Child’s Rights law; despite what parents think is best. Discipline must also be commensurate with the age and size of the child...

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