Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Poverty & DV are closely linked - poverty prevents many Philadelphians from leaving an abusive partner. To break the cycle of #DomesticViolence in our communities, we must also break the cycle of poverty. #IDEP2021
A one-off payment of $5000, including $1500 cash will be made available from Tuesday for women suffering from domestic violence to help them break free. If you or anyone you know needs help contact DVConnect on 1800 811 811. #7NEWS
My latest: A 7-month-old baby is dead, and the man charged with his murder was arrested twice this year for felony domestic violence — and released. District Attorney Chesa Boudin dismissed 113 of 131 felony DV cases last fall, and advocates are alarmed.
He was a great son & always first one to help others in need. His teachers still appreciate him: Neela Sathe, mother of late captain DV Sathe who was flying the flight which crash-landed at #Kozhikode airport 18 people, including the two pilots, lost their lives in the incident.
We have seen an alarming spike in domestic violence reports during the COVID crisis. The COVID-19 DV task force chaired by @melissadderosa has issued recommendations that NY will adopt. We will make services more survivor centered and individualized.