First 100 Words
If someone told you that one of your coworkers was trapped in an abusive relationship, but didn’t tell you which one, would you know what signs to look for in order to identify that person? This scenario is more likely than you think. Intimate partner violence is the most common cause of injury in women ages 15 to 44. One in four women will be physically abused by an intimate partner in her lifetime.
Intimate partner violence is not just a social problem; it’s also a workplace issue. Seventy-five percent of employed victims are harassed by their abusers while on the job. This puts employees and employers on the front line of recognizing and helping to prevent domestic partner violence . . .
When To Use
What is intimate partner violence, who are the victims, why victims stay, and how to empower yourself to act, take a stand, and protecting yourself.
How to Use
Counseling sessions, health unit, special seminars.