October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Department of Human Services staff across Iowa showed their support for the cause by wearing purple. Child Welfare Research and Training Project staff (pictured) also got involved through #PurpleThursday on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime and an average of 3 women die every day at the hands of a current or former intimate partner. Looking for more ways to get involved? Join this year’s National Week of Action (Sunday, October 16 through Saturday, October 22). Learn more about the National Network to End Domestic Violence.