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You’ve seen the headlines… “Fight between husband and wife leads to gunfire, SWAT standoff” – khou.com “Man and two children found fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide” – chron.com “Man kills woman, kills himself, injures stepchild in murder-suicide in SW Houston” – abc13.com Did you know that the average domestic violence victim will try to leave … Read More »

There is a common belief that Domestic Violence Hotlines see an increase in calls during the holidays. That assumption makes sense when you consider the excess in alcohol consumption and stress among families during this time. But in fact, studies show that most Domestic Violence Hotlines see a decrease in calls. But why? Remember that … Read More »

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and you know what that means! It’s time to Step Up and Speak Out to end violence. National Domestic Violence Awareness Month was begun in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence as a Day of Unity to connect battered women’s advocates across the country. Domestic violence affects … Read More »

En un esfuerzo para hacer los exámenes posteriores de asalto más convenientes, El Centro para la Mujer de Fort Bend (FBWC), junto con Examinadores Forenses de Enfermería de Texas (Texas Forensic Nurse Examiners – TXFNE), tiene una nueva opción para víctimas de agresión sexual y violencia doméstica. TXFNE ahora proporciona exámenes forenses médicos a víctimas … Read More »

In an effort to make post-assault exams more convenient, Fort Bend Women’s Center (FBWC) has partnered with Texas Forensic Nurse Examiners (TXFNE) to provide a new option for victims of physical or sexual assault. TXFNE will now provide Medical Forensic Exams to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking in a convenient Fort … Read More »