Statistics show that in the United States, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner. About 25% of women and roughly 11% of men experience physical violence which could later caught post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In many cases, domestic violence can lead to rape, stalking, and even homicide.
Raising the Bar hosts Jason Clark, President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and Attorney Adeola Adejobi are joined by Doralyn De Dios, President-Elect of the Dominican Bar Association, and Shibinsky Payne, Director of Victim Services Unit at Kings County District Attorney’s Office to discuss Domestic Violence.
Airs Sunday, August 4th at 7:30pm on MNN 1, MNN HD, and stream at mnn.org
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