PCHR in the news

Domestic violence has found its way into the news and public consciousness lately, sparked by the ongoing drama involving former NFL star Ray Rice — and music superstars Jay-Z and his sister-in-law Solange Knowles before that. phil_daily_news2

If any silver lining can be seen, it’s in the increased focus on solutions for dealing with the aftermath of such trauma. PCHR Executive Director Rue Landau offers some perspective on that side of the conversation in the Philadelphia Daily News:

After the furor, though, there remains the real struggle to survive the aftermath of abuse. There are lives shattered by the horror of intimate violence. Great groups do a large share of the work to help re-assemble those lives, ranging from Women Against Abuse to the Nationalities Service Center.

But there also is other support available, often untapped: the Domestic Violence and Unpaid Leave Law . . ..

Read the complete op-ed here.

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