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Violence Against Women

The secrecy surrounding domestic violence is the focus of this program. Hosted by a policewoman and a television news anchor, it contains stories of hope for women who are currently in violent relationships, and provides valuable information on how to leave an abusive partner. Specific information is included on speaking out, having a plan, when to leave, where to go, the legal aspects, getting help for abusers, and how to protect and counsel children who live in violent homes. (46 minutes)

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Leaving Abusive Relationships
Women may stay with abusive partners because they think they have no options, or they believe they deserve the abuse, or they love their partners and hope they'll change. An abused woman decides to leave her abuser for the sake of her son.