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50 Obstacles to Leaving

Leaving is not easy. On average, it takes a victim seven times to leave before staying away for good. Exiting the relationship is most unsafe time for a victim. As the abuser senses that they’re losing power, they will often act in dangerous ways to regain control over their victim.

Intersection Between Domestic Violence/Child Sexual Abuse and COVID-19 Webinar

The National Center for Victims of Crime  host this webinar provides an overview of how COVID-19 impacts domestic violence and child sexual abuse victims. It also shares strategies advocates can use to assist victims of domestic violence during the pandemic. The webinar is presented by Tamara Chapman-Wagner, the Deputy Director for the Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Bioethics Interest Group COVID-19 Webinar Series: Domestic/Family Violence

Per GW Public Health: COVID-19 has raised a plethora of ethical issues – from prevention and containment, to cure and management. Join leading ethics experts to discuss these issues in a Webinar series focused on ethics and COVID-19. Moderated by Adnan Hyder, Senior Associate Dean for Research, these webinars will host ethics experts from GW, the United States and abroad to discuss key dilemmas around public health ethics, resource ethics, clinical ethics and justice. They will offer participants the chance to ask questions and raise moral questions during this pandemic.