Most people do not realize how prevalent domestic violence issues are in the U.S. and in their community
Heroic voices of those who left a domestic violence abuser to protect themselves and their families.
Domestic violence survivors often say they were strangled... translation: attempted murder
Physical abuse is visible, emotional abuse is hidden and can be as damaging
Domestic violence costs for survivors are challenging...do you have $25,000 to leave?
What is the Court System and government doing to protect DV survivors?
A domestic violence survivor created the VictimVoices app to allow victims to gather real time materials/evidence that can allow you to present your case in court using 'predicate acts' and if you are killed, your trusted friend will be able to alert authorities to your file
A nurse in Texas started a spreadsheet in 2018 after hearing outpouring of anger when an animal was killed.
There is rarely a similar response to domestic violence victims who are maimed or killed...
Greenwich, CT is one of the wealthiest communities in the U.S. but domestic violence calls rank #2 in the crimes reported to the police department. Read about victims, police and court actions - and how abusers threaten victims with money, reputation, custody or death