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30th Oct


I had so many reasons to feel grateful this morning ~ signs that change is on its way ~ hopeful notes to share in these last days of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2015.  I want to share them. But first, I need to post this photo ...

22nd Jul


Jackson Katz is a leader in engaging men to be partners in ending traditions of intimate violence. He talks about his work with athletes and marines, and how to ensure men are not bystanders but active agents for change.

3rd May


Dr. Riane Eisler will be a featured speaker* at the Battered Mother’s Custody Conference  May 15-17, 2015   ♥  Secaucus, New Jersey.   Dr. Eisler’s lifetime of courageous work, exploring issues of justice and ...

10th Feb


Una gran noticia: Esta guía importante y fácil de usar para la crianza de los hijos y hijas está ahora disponible en español Welcome to Caring and Connected Parenting: A Guide to Raising Connected Children. This guide supports and ...

20th Oct


By Emily Esworthy, SAIV Guest Blogger I have been working with the WeWillSpeakOut.US coalition for over two years, and our underlying mission is to empower churches and other faith communities to “speak out” against sexual and ...

10th Sep


  Love is Respect.  Love means Reciprocity.   Love is Radically non-violent. A beautiful young woman, 16 years old, showed up at our door yesterday.  She was visibly shaken, crying as she asked, “Is Donny here?”  She ...

1st Sep


Broken.  Silence.  Broken.  Silence. These words mean a great deal to survivors of intimate abuse. SAIV and our partners would like to see domestic violence included as a component of all theological education.  Our website ...

21st Mar


Out of the frying pan of domestic abuse & into the fires of DV homicide, infanticide, & child sexual abuse “Why doesn’t she just leave?” is a question that must be countered with this tragic fact: fully 75% of ...

31st Jan


Churches confront sexual violence: Column Tom Krattenmaker, USATODAY  6:25 p.m. EST January 30, 2014 Several faith-based groups are giving voice to those victimized by clergy. (Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast, AP) STORY HIGHLIGHTS ...

6th Dec


2013 – Activism and Action Against Intimate Violence  WE WILL SPEAK OUT – CAMPAIGN AGAINST SEXUAL & GENDER BASED VIOLENCE On November 24th, 2013, faith communities across the country joined in the campaign of IMA World ...