Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Summer 2014 OPDV Bulletin

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Purple graphic of New York State and banner with message: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

What are you planning to turn purple this year? Check out our Toolkit for ideas. During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the hashtags #ShineTheLight and #NYSpurple.

Did you know…

In 2013, the NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline responded to callers in the following 19 languages (listed in order by volume of calls): English; Spanish; Mandarin; Russian; Haitian ; Arabic; French; Bengali; Polish; Amharic; Japanese; Burmese; Greek; Hungarian; Portuguese; Punjabi; Swedish; Tigrinya; and Vietnamese.

This information was provided by the NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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