Remember the Victims

Guest Column in Summit Daily News
By Amy Jackson

Take a pledge — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

It is a time to remember victims, celebrate survivors and educate the community about the impact of domestic violence on families, communities and individuals. Domestic violence continues to be a pervasive problem in Summit County and throughout the United States. The Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Date Brief (2003) reports that every day in the U.S., more than three women are murdered by their husbands or intimate partners. Domestic violence affects everyone regardless of income level, race, ethnicity or gender…

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Last Modified on December 7, 2010
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