- Education is the key to prevention against domestic violence
- Physical Abuse / Mental / Emotional Abuse / Verbal Abuse / Economic Abuse
- Cultural Abuse
- Sexual abuse
- It is imperative that women are taught to value themselves at a young age
- Domestic abuse is an ongoing issue that perpetuates through generations
- Makeup tips & techniques
Sylvia Via is a survivor of domestic violence and is an advocate against any form of abuse towards young girls and women.
“There is only one way to treat a lady and that’s the right way!”
She helps to lift the physical self-esteem in young girls and women.
Young women participate in competitive sports which helps build confidence and self-esteem. It is a known fact that 90% of most women executives participated in an organized sport of some sort.
Her mission is to go into women shelters and physically give these abused women a makeover which lifts their self-esteem.
By providing a makeover with fashionable clothes and teaching them how to cover up their scars allows them to present themselves appropriately which can be life changing for their new confident image.
She is all about women power and wants to help and see young woman succeed. Her goal is to help abused women cope and give them life skills in order to get back into society after dealing with traumatizing life-changing events.
Sylvia Leary has graced the covers of Teen magazines, winning miss photogenic in Miss Teen Boston and overall in the beauty pageant.
Silvia has custom designed clothes for professional athletes; provided product placement and fashion for new upcoming fashion designers.
She has coordinated the visual design and styling for the 7 jeans billboard Hollywood ad campaign, to styling and providing models for music videos. Life Jennings, Rick Ross, and Loyd Banks,…
Silvia is also an accomplished special event coordinator and fundraiser.
She has done special events for many New England Patriot Players, Orlando Magic and Boston Celtic NBA players and also worked for a number of political fundraisers and charitable events.
One of her most impressionable political fundraisers was raising money for President Barack Obama.
Getting certified in camouflage makeup, wedding, media, runway, and print, and she is a certified accomplished makeup artist.
She is a marketing and advertising conduit for many professionals who do not have their own brand in the beauty and health professional fields.
Re: Domestic abuse is a system of coercive behaviors used by adults or adolescents to establish and maintain power and control over a partner or famly member.
Threatening deportation, outing your sexual orientation to your friends and family without your consent, calling you racist names, isolating you from those that speak your language, isolating you from people who practice similar cultural and/or religious traditions, forbidding you to practice your chosen faith, destroying your immigration documents/preventing you from receiving residence status, preventing access to your wheelchair, cane or other adaptive equipment, denying access to your medication.
Looming over you, getting “in your face,” blocking a doorway, grabbing you if you try to leave, kicking, punching, biting, slapping, choking/ strangling, threatening to harm you, using weapons, throwing or breaking things, punching walls, driving recklessly, burning, pulling hair, stabbing, trying to confine you, preventing you from seeking medical care, restricting access to medication, murder.
Giving intimidating looks and gestures, playing mind games, twisting the facts around, making you feel like you’re losing your mind, not accepting blame, wrongful accusations, lying, manipulation, insults, humiliation and/or making you feel badly about yourself, not listening to your point of view, being jealous or possessive, excessive paging or calling, intercepting your phone message or emails, not allowing you to have or limiting contact with friends or family, controlling where you go and when, stalking, accusations of cheating, using privilege.
Yelling, shouting, swearing, continuously arguing, interrupting, talking over you, put downs, name calling, talking down to you or patronizing you, using loud and threatening tone and language, intimidating you, mocking you, abusive language, threatening to take the children away or report you to the authorities.
Unwanted sexual touching, vulgar comments, pressure for sex, treating you like an object, forcing you to use or not use birth control, prohibiting safe sex practices, forcing pregnancy or abortion, forcing you to have sex with other people, forcing you to participate in pornography, date or marital rape.
Withholding money, making you ask for money, not allowing access to financial accounts, giving you an allowance, not allowing you to work or get an education, putting all bills/credit cards in your name, preventing use of a vehicle.