Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Winter 2009 OPDV Bulletin

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In This Issue

“This Isn’t Love” Teen Dating Violence Campaign Web Banner
February 2-6 is Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Week!

To download this animated web banner and other resources, go to the OPDV website and click on the awareness ribbon.

The Alfred E. Smith Building in Albany illuminated purple
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Alfred E. Smith Building in Albany was illuminated purple in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Visit the OPDV website to to see more photos. Think about how you can join us in October 2009!

Did you know...

In 2007, 43% of women killed in New York State were killed by their intimate partner.

This information comes from the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) report, “Domestic Violence Homicide in New York State, 2007,” released in December 2008. The full report is available at the DCJS website.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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