Domestic Abuse On The Rise Under The Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the world more than just a health crisis. There is a significant economic toll and other issues at play. One is an increase in domestic violence cases directly tied to our stay-at-home orders. Locally, the organization Women Helping Women is reporting a 30% increase in calls to its hotline.
Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss domestic violence under the pandemic and the challenges of reaching victims is Women Helping Women Executive Director Kristin Shrimplin.
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