Protection of Victim Identity:
a. The foundation recognizes the sensitive nature of domestic violence cases and respects the privacy and confidentiality of victims.
b. All personal information shared by victims will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be disclosed on a need-to-know basis.
c. Any information regarding a victim’s identity, including their name, contact details, and personal history, will be securely stored and accessed only by authorized personnel.
d. The foundation will take appropriate measures to ensure that the victim’s identity remains protected throughout their engagement with the organization.
a. The foundation maintains a zero-tolerance policy towards any form of violence, including domestic violence, within its premises or at any sponsored events.
b. All employees, volunteers, and participants are expected to adhere to respectful and non-violent behavior at all times.
c. Any acts of violence, harassment, or abusive behavior will be thoroughly investigated, and appropriate disciplinary actions will be taken, which may include termination of employment or volunteer services.
a. The foundation recognizes that victims of domestic violence may face unique challenges that could impact their attendance and participation in foundation activities.
b. Flexibility will be provided to victims who require time off or adjustments in their schedules to address safety concerns or seek necessary support.
c. Victims will be encouraged to communicate their needs with the foundation, and reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure their safety and well-being.
Reporting and Support:
a. Any individual who becomes aware of a suspected or disclosed case of domestic violence within the foundation’s premises or during foundation activities has a responsibility to report it immediately.
b. The foundation will provide resources and support to victims, including information about local domestic violence hotlines, counseling services, and legal assistance.
c. All reports will be handled with sensitivity and professionalism, and appropriate actions will be taken to address the situation promptly and effectively.
The Carol Maraj Foundation is dedicated to creating an environment where victims of domestic violence feel safe, supported, and empowered to seek help and healing. By implementing this Domestic Violence Policy, we aim to foster a culture of respect, empathy, and accountability within our organization.
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please reach out to the following helpline: [Domestic Violence Helpline Number].
For any concerns or questions regarding our Domestic Violence Policy, please contact us at [email protected]
Thank you for your commitment to creating a violence-free community.