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AAU report backs up stats about domestic violence at college

AAU report backs up stats about domestic violence at college

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Out of about 8,000 victims of domestic violence that the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh serves every year, 1,300 are between 18 and 24 years of age.

Editorial: Closing the boyfriend loophole could save partners of abusers

Editorial: Closing the boyfriend loophole could save partners of abusers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 1, 2019

The NRA's stance is anti-woman and overlooks the dangers people face from intimate partners who own guns and have shown tendencies toward violent, abusive or stalker-like behaviors.

Sponsored Content: Wellness Wednesday: Domestic Violence

Sponsored Content: Wellness Wednesday: Domestic Violence

By Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

November 1, 2017

Three women in the U.S. each day are murdered by their intimate partners. This number is shocking, especially because we often only hear when a victim of domestic or dating violence is murdered when it involves a celebrity or sports figure, or if it happens locally.  Sadly, on Oct. 8, the Pittsburg...

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