What is the leading cause of injury to women in the United States? If you guessed car accidents, you would be wrong. In fact, more women are hurt by their partners than by ant other kind of accident. Forty-two percent of murdered women are killed by their intimidate partner.
Every year, more than six million women are abused by their romantic partners. And women are not the only ones affected, children and even men can be the victims of domestic violence. Local law enforcement and women’s shelters have seen a recent increase in cases of domestic violence and note an alarming increase in the severity of the crimes, They point to based economy placing more stress on relationships of all kinds.
When I read those words yesterday, September 29, 2011, in the Monterey County Weekly authored by Bill Monning a California Assembly member representing the 27th Assembly District. I knew I had to do a show on this topic. As I did more research I found that October is Domestic Awareness Month so it was meant to be
Join me at 10 am PST on October 1, 2011 as we discuss this most important topic.