Willow Domestic Violence Center

Despite pandemic, Monroe County sees fewer reports of domestic violence, thefts in March

There are three categories of crime that law enforcement authorities around the country are watching closely as the coronavirus pandemic wears on:...
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Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:29am
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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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Warren on HPV, sex education bills: 'That’s just pushing it way too far'

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren said she “could not be silent” on potential state laws that would mandate the HPV vaccine for children born after 2009 and...
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Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:58pm
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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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Connections: Understanding the definitions of rape and sexual assault

What is the definition of rape? The question after a handful of cases where judges showed bias toward young, privileged men accused of raping young...
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Thu, 08/08/2019 - 4:37pm
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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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