Alarmingly, one out of every three women in the United States will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime. This is unacceptable, and we as a nation must do better.
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Recognizing that Latinas are more likely to seek help from friends, family or neighbors rather than authority figures, our philosophy is that the strength and power to end domestic violence rests within communities, not institutions.
October was National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and as we carry on with holiday preparations, it might be easy to forget that intimate partner violence happens 24/7... every day of the year.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place domestic violence within a larger societal framework.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month but victims of domestic violence need our help every day of the year.
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