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ON THE LINE: "Stopping Domestic Violence"i
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September 26, 2014 3:00 AM
By some estimates, about one-third of all women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual domestic violence. Worse still, those numbers can double in nations and cultures where the subject remains hidden, taboo, or just swept under the rug. With numbers like that, it's clear more needs to be done to end domestic assault. What can be done, and who can help? "Stopping Domestic Violence" this week On the Line.

ON THE LINE: "Stopping Domestic Violence"

Published September 25, 2014

By some estimates, about one-third of all women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual domestic violence. Worse still, those numbers can double in nations and cultures where the subject remains hidden, taboo, or just swept under the rug. With numbers like that, it's clear more needs to be done to end domestic assault. What can be done, and who can help? "Stopping Domestic Violence" this week On the Line.

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STOPPING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
By some estimates, about one-third of all women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual domestic violence.  Worse still, those numbers can double in nations and cultures where the subject remains hidden, taboo, or just swept under the rug.  With numbers like that, it's clear more needs to be done to end domestic assault.  What can be done, and who can help?  "Stopping Domestic Violence" this week On the Line.
GUESTS
Paula Lucas: Founder & Executive Director, Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
Ruth M. Glenn: Executive Director, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence