domestic violence

State offers text, chat assistance for domestic violence victims

With reports of domestic violence in New York state up 30% in April compared to a year ago, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, there are new ways...
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Thu, 05/14/2020 - 10:47am
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Connections: How physical distancing is affecting victims of family violence

The coronavirus pandemic is having an effect on the number of calls made to the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Hotline staff report that a growing...
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Mon, 03/23/2020 - 10:20am
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Social distancing poses domestic violence risks, says Willow Center president

Calls to Willow’s domestic violence hotline spiked on Friday and again on Monday. Over 40 calls came in Monday. That’s more than double the usual rate....
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 2:33pm
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Connections: Willow Domestic Violence Center on 40 years of service

Willow Domestic Violence Center is marking 40 years of serving local families. We're joined by representatives from the Center who discuss Willow's and...
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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 10:32am
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New fellowship to target gaps in services for survivors of domestic violence

Willow Domestic Violence Center has won a grant -- one of only two in the state -- to establish a fellowship aimed at improving the services it provides...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:57am
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New law has power to change outcomes for abuse survivors who act in self-defense

Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act into law. It allows judges to consider the trauma of domestic abuse when...
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Mon, 05/20/2019 - 7:32am
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Connections: Author Jerri Lynn Sparks on her book, "Surviving Madmen"

We sit down with a woman who wrote a book about how she survived her husband's attack during the summer of 2010. Jerri Lynn Sparks was the press...
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Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:37am
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Connections: How to rehabilitate perpetrators of domestic violence

Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt is speaking out about a video that caught him getting into a physical altercation with a woman. Hunt...
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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:09am
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Connections: Understanding the Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into law in 1994 with bipartisan support. Co-authored by the late Louise Slaughter, it provides a...
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Tue, 08/14/2018 - 1:56pm
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Connections: Domestic violence survivor Sabrina Brown

In her book, “I Married a Sociopath,” writer and epidemiologist Sabrina Brown details decades of physical, verbal, and financial abuse by her ex-husband...
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Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:41am
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