Information Is Power – Shield of Athena
Written by Admin Mike on February 24, 2021
INFORMATION IS POWER
The Shield of Athena’s 50 multilingual videos on conjugal violence.
The Shield of Athena is launching a 5 part video series on conjugal violence in 10 languages.
Why? Cases of conjugal violence skyrocketed during Covid, and many victims and witnesses to such violence felt helpless. We want people to have access to vital information, regardless of what language they speak, and regardless of the
unprecedented times we are living. Access to such information is empowering to both victims and society at large. It helps us speak up, take action and keep move forward.
CONJUGAL VIOLENCE AND COVID 19: Cases of conjugal violence escalated globally during the pandemic. Many victims are still living in isolation. What can we do to stay safe or help someone who is quarantined with their abuser?
LAUNCH: FEBRUARY 24
THE SHIELD OF ATHENA SERVICES: Established in 1991, the Shield has a full network of services. How can you access them and what services can help you?
LAUNCH: MARCH 3
POLICE PROCEDURE IN CASES OF CONJUGAL VIOLENCE:What happens when the police receive a call for conjugal violence? What will happen to the perpetrator & what will happen to the victim?
LAUNCH: MARCH 5
MYTHS & REALITY:</strongThere are so many misconceptions about conjugal violence. Is alcohol a primary cause? Is it a loss of control? We will dispel some of the most common myths.
LAUNCH: MARCH 8
The videos are on the Shield’s You tube channel and can be accessed through: Our YouTube Channel
They are available in: FRENCH, ENGLISH, ARABIC, ARMENIAN, BENGALI, FARSI, GREEK, RUSSIAN, SPANISH, URDU
We hope that you will help us share these important videos on your media platform or website.
For more information: Melpa Kamateros; Executive director 514-274-8117