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1in6 Thursday: Cartwheels

As a survivor, when I started my journey into recovery, I had no idea of who I was, who my authentic self was
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We Need Your Support. Here's Why.

June 26, 2015 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
The stakes could not be higher. One in three women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend. Every two minutes, someone is sexually assaulted. More than five children die every day in this country as a result of child abuse and neglect.
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1in6 Thursday: Learning How to Talk about Your Assault

By reclaiming my story, I had the power to select my narrative. No longer was I allowing others to define me, instead I was defining myself.
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This Matters

Testing rape kits send a fundamental and crucial message to victims of sexual violence: You matter. What happened to you matters. Your cases matter." - Mariska Hargitay
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Self-Compassion In the Wake of a Shared Tragedy

June 22, 2015 | BY Maile Zambuto and Sherisa Dahlgren | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Dear Joyful Heart Community,

We are deeply saddened by the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina that took place on Wednesday night, and want to express our deepest condolences to the families, Black community and community at large affected by this violence.

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Help End the Silence

If we have any chance of bringing real and lasting change, we have to take care of the people on the frontlines of helping survivors.
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1in6 Thursday: Don't Forgive

Nothing in me is defective and I'm still healing.
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At the forefront

If we have any chance of bringing real and lasting change, we have to take care of the people on the frontlines of helping survivors.
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1in6 Thursday: It Happens to Boys

June 4, 2015 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Creating Safe Places to Talk about Childhood Sexual Abuse

Speaking about sexual abuse is not a popular subject matter: some people cringe when I ask if we can speak to their organization.

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We're Calling on You

As we reflect on Joyful Heart’s journey, we feel deeply grateful to you—our joyful community. Together we are changing the way society talks about, thinks about and responds to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse.

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