Domestic violence (also called intimate partner violence (IPV), domestic abuse or relationship abuse) is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence does not discriminate. Anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender can be a victim – or perpetrator – of domestic violence. It can happen to people who are married, living together or who are dating. It affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels
Sexual assault is any type of sexual activity or contact that you do not consent to. Sexual assault can happen through physical force or threats of force or if the attacker gave the victim drugs or alcohol as part of the assault. Sexual assault includes rape and sexual coercion.
In the United States, one in three women has experienced some type of sexual violence.1 If you have been sexually assaulted, it is not your fault, regardless of the circumstances.
As volunteers, employees, and representatives of 4 the Jewel N U Global, Inc., we have the responsibility to uphold the highest ethical standards in order to retain the confidence of those we seek to serve and help, as well as retain the trust and credibility of the donating public. Code of Ethics is more than a set of standards; it is a way to connect our organizational values and our vision to the work we do every day.
In addition to our mission, 4 the Jewel N U is committed to answer the call to shift power back to those affected by relationship abuse. The success of 4 the Jewel N U to fulfill our mission is dependent upon the ethical conduct of everyone affiliated with our organization. Volunteers, staff, and board members set an example for each other by embracing the organizational values of 4 the Jewel N U and their high standards of performance, professionalism and ethical conduct.
We expect all employees, volunteers and the board of directors to observe the highest standards of ethics and integrity in their conduct.
4 the Jewel N U code of ethical behavior includes the following: build trust & credibility, respect for the individual, uphold the law, proprietary information, accountability, inclusiveness and equal opportunity, and conflict of interest.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office on Women's Health | www.womenshealth.gov
1in6 OnLine SupportLine for adult male survivors | www.1in6.org
NO MORE | www.nomore.org
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