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Social Media Posts Social media is a powerful tool we use everyday in raising awareness, educating the public and engaging your audience. Please use these social media posts as a resource in your efforts with Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Media Toolbox Kit  

Welcome to the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Media Toolkit. Within this toolkit you will find resources that you may print and/or use online to take part in Domestic Violence Awareness this month. Feel free to print any of the printable resources we have listed on this page and use for any purpose you deem necessary. 


Social media is a powerful tool we use everyday in raising awareness, educating the public and engaging your audience. Please use these social media posts as a resource in your efforts with Domestic Violence Awareness Month.


9/30: Tomorrow begins Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This year for the Domestic Violence Awareness walk, we ask that you walk or run at your own leisure during the month of October to help raise awareness. Please post and share your photos with hashtags: #DVAM2020 #DVAwarenessWalk. And remember to wear purple every Thursday!!

10/1:Today is the American Indian Domestic Violence Awareness Day of Unity Zoom webinar at 2:30pm. This event is open to the public. Please register at https://oknaav.org/events/2020/10/7th-annual-american-indian-domestic-violence-awareness-day-of-unity

10/2:  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month #DVAM2020 http://www.okdhs.org/purpleribbon/Pages/default.aspx

10/3:  Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Call 1-800-522-SAFE (7233) #DVAM2020

10/4:  Oklahoma is 15th in the nation for the number of women killed by men during intimate partner violence. #DVAM2020

10/5:  Did you know, nearly half of Oklahoma women have experienced sexual assault in their lifetime? #DVAM2020

10/6:  Out of 210 murders in Oklahoma in 2018, 88 were domestic violence victims. #DVAM2020

10/7:  Up to 60% of men who abuse women also abuse children. #DVAM2020

10/8:  In Oklahoma, one-third of all domestic violence homicides are witnessed by children. #DVAM2020

10/9:  Every 2 minutes in the US someone is sexually assaulted. #DVAM2020

10/10:   In 2018, 98% of Oklahoma domestic violence homicide victims did not receive domestic violence services. #DVAM2020

10/11:   What can YOU do to help? #DVAM2020 http://www.ncadv.org/takeastand

10/12:   1 in 4 Oklahoma women will be affected by domestic violence in their lifetime. #DVAM2020

10/13:   Take Action #DVAM2020 https://youtu.be/NxXPkYqpuKM

10/14:   20% of the 2018 IPH (Intimate Partner Homicide) victims were separated from the IPH perpetrator at the time of the homicide. #DVAM2020

10/15:   Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Call 1-800-522- SAFE (7233) #DVAM2020

10/16:   Do you know the signs of an abusive partner? #DVAM2020 http://www.ncadv.org/learn-more/what-is-domestic-violence/abusive-partner-signs

10/17:   Children who have experienced domestic violence often meet the diagnostic criteria for PTSD. #DVAM2020

10/18:   Adult Protective Services (APS) provides vulnerable adults protection from abuse, neglect or exploitation and offers services. The services help with proper medical care, self-maintenance skills, personal hygiene, adequate food, shelter and protection.  #DVAM2020 http://www.okdhs.org/services/aps/Pages/ElderAbuseNotOK.aspx

10/19:   5 million children witness domestic violence each year in the U.S. #DVAM2020

10/20:   Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence?           Call 1-800-522 SAFE (7233) #DVAM2020

10/21:   Looking for a way you can get more involved? #DVAM2020 http://www.ywcaokc.org/volunteer

10/22:   If you grow up with domestic violence, you are 74% more likely to commit a violent crime against someone else. #DVAM2020

10/23:   If you or someone you know is planning to leave an abuser or take any legal or financial steps to separate, you must plan for safety. #DVAM2020 https://ncadv.org/personalized-safety-plan 

10/24:   As a friend or family member of a domestic violence victim, what can you do to help? #DVAM2020 https://ncadv.org/safety-plan-friends-and-family

10/25:   Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Call 1-800-522-SAFE (7233) #DVAM2020

10/26:   Children of domestic violence are 3 times more likely to repeat the cycle in adulthood! #DVAM2020

10/27:   Did you know Oklahoma has Batterer Intervention Programs? The primary goal of a BOP is the safety of the victim and offender accountability for the crime of domestic violence. #DVAM2020 http://www.oag.ok.gov/Websites/oag/images/Documents/Divisions/Victim%20Services/BIP_Certified_Programs_11-17.pdf 

10/28:   The Virtual Wreath of Hope Ceremony is today at 10am. For more information on attending this virtual ceremony, please visit https://www.ywcaokc.org/. #DVAM2020

10/29:   Since 1998, 1,802 victims have lost their lives to domestic violence in Oklahoma. #DVAM2020 

10/30:   Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Call 1-800-522-SAFE (7233) #DVAM2020

10/31:   Today brings the close of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but let us continue to raise awareness amongst our communities until we have zero tolerance for domestic violence! #DVAM2020

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