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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE UNITED STATES: PROGRESS, SETBACKS, AND NEW DIRECTIONS

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  1. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE UNITED STATES: PROGRESS, SETBACKS,AND NEW DIRECTIONS Lundy Bancroft

  2. AREAS OF PROGRESS • Understanding of power and control • Services for battered women • Police response / high risk teams • Social support for leaving

  3. AREAS OF NEED • Prosecution response • Quality of batterer programs • Faith community response • Understanding women who don’t or can’t leave

  4. AREAS OF CRISIS • Family law, child custody • Public assistance • Child protective systems • Backlash

  5. HOW TO HELP • Organizing activism • Teach courses / do research • Community task forces • Lobbying, writing legislation • Running for office