With all the chatter going on around the NFL and domestic violence, we thought it only fitting to republish this piece, which is intended to help those who suffer the most…the victims of domestic violence.
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Initially, my intention for today was to commemorate it by publishing my usual Museback Fridays post peeking back at women, innovations or events that have made an impact on domestic violence profoundly. Sadly, this all changed in recent days when someone, a woman, who is near and dear to me became a victim of domestic violence.
I was struck by how little both of us knew in terms of what to do, how to do it, and where to get help. Other than offering moral support and a shoulder to cry on, I felt really helpless. Frustrated, I vowed to compile all the resources that might be helpful to my dear friend and to other women out there who are victims and survivors of domestic violence. Unfortunately, there are many.
The national statistics are staggering! According to theNational Coalition Against Domestic…
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