Indigenous Communities and DV

November 14, 2022

At Genesis, we often will speak to the fact that domestic violence knows no single race, religion, ability, socioeconomic status, or culture. However,  it is important to recognize that while domestic violence is pervasive in all communities, some communities see greater rates of domestic violence and are impacted by culturally-situated forms of abuse. This is…

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What I Hope She Remembers: A Therapist’s Perspective

October 17, 2022

I have been working with survivors of domestic violence for over four years as a Women’s and Children’s Therapist. In this time, I have had the privilege of witnessing the healing of so many women and children. I find that almost all the survivors I have interacted with have very similar struggles and work through…

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El punto de intersección entre la violencia doméstica y la inmigración

September 26, 2022

Todos hemos escuchado esto antes. Muchos de nosotros quizá aún lo hemos preguntado. Cuando se trata de conversaciones sobre violencia doméstica, no es raro escuchar esta frecuente pregunta: “¿Por qué ella no se va?” Mientras Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support (Génesis) está trabajando para cambiar la conversación, es importante entender los desafíos que las mujeres…

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The Beginning of the End of Domestic Violence

January 15, 2018

Every 9 seconds, a woman is abused by someone she thought she trusted. Not only is domestic violence a national epidemic, it’s happening at an alarming rate close to home. Each year, more than 180,000 incidents are reported in Texas alone. Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support was created to give those women a way out.…

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