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Valentine's Day Is the Perfect Occasion to Fight Domestic and Sexual Abuse

Domestic and sexual abuse strains have long been resistant to vaccines of chocolate, champagne, diamond brooches, and bouquets of flowers. We need One Billion Rising!

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However we celebrate Valentine’s Day—including those candlelight dinners—take a moment to consider Eve Ensler’s “Man Prayer.” When married to commitment and action, it is a key ingredient in the vaccine necessary to cure the influenza of violence that, sadly, too many still contract.

Rob Okun, who is speaking at a One Billion Rising event in New York, is editor of  Voice Male  magazine ( and a psychotherapist practicing in Amherst, Mass. He can be reached at

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