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Gurmay Fraser

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Domestic violence continues to blemish the social fabric of our country. According to the Center’s of Disease Control and Prevention, severe physical violence was experienced by 22% of women and 14% of men. This includes being hit with something hard, being kicked or beaten, or being burned. Among victims of contact sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner, 71% of women and 58% of men first experienced these types of violence before the age of 25.  And, every 9 seconds in the United States a woman is assaulted or beaten. And, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women – more than car accidents, mugging and rapes combined. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland, talks with Author and Professor, Gurmay Fraser about her harrowing experiences with domestic abuse and violence.

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic Violence still a Blemish on Society  was originally published on praisecharlotte.com

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