Wednesday, October 13, 2010

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families
Drawing on research from from newspaper clippings collected over a six year period, Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families reviews a total of 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander families. It explores the nature and types of domestic violence homicides as well as patterns in its victims and perpetrators. This report's detailed findings offer a glimpse into the complexity of the problem and its far-reaching effects on women, children, families, and communities.
http://www.apiahf.org/index.php/component/content/article/86-domestic-violence/783-dvhomicidereport.html

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