Thursday Thinking by YoTrip for October 27, 2011-Domestic Violence Awareness Month
|Domestic Violence Awareness Month|
Domestic Violence is brought into focus during the month of October.Domestic Violence Awareness Month is almost hidden in the shadows of the barrage of pink for Breast cancer awareness month.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the “Day of Unity” in October 1981 conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became an entire week devoted to a range of activities conducted at the local, state, and