Advocacy

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

One in three women experience domestic violence. The United Methodist Church is raising awareness. Photo illustration by Ronny Perry, United Methodist Communications.
One in three women experience domestic violence. The United Methodist Church is raising awareness. Photo illustration by Ronny Perry, United Methodist Communications.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The United Methodist Church is committed to ending domestic violence through education, advocacy and support for victims. Domestic violence can take many forms (physical, emotional, psychological or financial). Below are information and resources to help churches and Christians everywhere take action to stop and prevent violence against women and children within home environments.

 

General Board of Church and Society

Domestic Violence Page

Domestic Violence Faith and Facts Card

Articulating Our Theology: Domestic Violence Webinar with Susan Burton

Breaking the Silence brochures 

 

United Methodist Women

Mobilize Your Church and Community

Domestic Violence Fact Sheet

I Believe You: Faiths' Response to Intimate Partner Violence

 

United Methodist Men

Webinar: MEND-Men Ending Violence Against Women

'I Believe You' Discussion Guide

Domestic Violence is a Man’s Issue