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INVISIBLE ANGUISH: What the data says about family violence

INVISIBLE ANGUISH: What the data says about family violence

Posted on 21 November 2016

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The United Nations General Assembly designated June 15 to represent the one day in the year when the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations. Elder abuse is a hidden phenomenon. Many don't seek help as they may be fearful of what may happen to them and to the persons who abuse, who may be their caregivers or children. Often, by the time they are linked for help, the abuse may already be serious and even life-threatening. It is therefore important that we reach out to them much earlier.

This year, PAVE invites you to join us for an evening on getai to learn more about elder abuse and how we, as members of the community can do our part to help detect elder abuse early and support our seniors to get the help that they need. Click here to see the poster for more details.

Posted on 15 June 2016

'Breaking the Cycle: Children who Witness Violence'

PAVE participated in a sharing session entitled 'Breaking the Cycle: Children who Witness Violence' organized by Singapore Committee for UN Women, on 22 July 2015 at the Afterwit Cafe. Fellow speakers from Trans Safe, Casa Raudha & Big Love also shared on their work with children to members of the public and professionals working with children that night. After the session, participants also penned down their pledges of commitment to care and protect children especially those who may be impacted by family violence. Check out the pictures on our Facebook page.

Posted on 28 July 2015