Bulletins - Winter 2009 OPDV Bulletin
In This Issue
- From the Executive Director
- Financial Issues and Domestic Violence
- Did You Know
- An Analysis of Gender and Intimate Partner Violence Research
- Q&A About Financial Issues and Domestic Violence
- Legislative Update
- OPDV Around the State
- Exciting New Project Launched by OPDV, OCFS and OTDA!
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.
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!
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.
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