What Everyone Should Know About Domestic Violence – Work Life Confidential
By now you’ve undoubtedly heard the harrowing tales of elite athletes and other celebrities’ experiences with domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other such crimes. Today, we focus on how domestic violence–a worldwide public health and safety crisis–touches the lives of everyday people like you and me. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have faced severe physical violence at the hands of a current or former partner. Nearly half of all women and men in the U.S. have experienced intimidation, emotional abuse, or some other form of aggression by an intimate partner.Today’s program is a conversation with Katie Ray-Jones, CEO of The National Domestic Violence Hotline and a leading expert on the subject. You’ll learn what domestic and dating violence is (and isn’t), the many ways that it damages our families, schools, workplaces, and communities, and, most important, how you can be part of the solution.
Listen To Episode: https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/108118/what-everyone-should-know-about-domestic-violence
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