The impacts of COVID-19 on domestic violence survivors

It has been about three months since government leaders and Public Health experts issued stay at home orders and social distancing guidelines. COVID-19 has fundamentally altered day-to-day life for everyone, it has also disproportionately harmed certain populations and communities as both the illness and impacts of the COVID-19 response have exacerbated existing disparities within our…

Ask a question, listen up, stay connected: Domestic Violence Action Month

Nationally, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, sexual violence and/or stalking.  An estimated 43% of Washington State women have a lifetime incidence of rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner -- this translates to approximately 443,033 women in King County. Advocates who work with…