Shedding light on a dark problem: violence in the home
It's time to turn the spotlight on a problem that's too often shrouded in secrecy and shame: domestic violence.
As part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Douglas County is joining thousands of communities across the nation in stopping the cycle of abuse.
It happens more often than people like to admit: One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime, and an estimated 30 to 60 percent of the perpetrators also abuse children in the household.
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