Women's Aid's mission is to empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Hood helped kick off Domestic Violence Awareness month in Tupelo at the Family Resource Center.
The Clothesline Project: Week of October 23 at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center; a visual display organized by Gender Equity Center to raise awareness of domestic and sexual violence. "Only by making a real commitment to stop domestic violence can we end this devastating problem", the release states.
"Only by knowing domestic violence and knowing the numbers, can we predict the statistics, the dynamics and the stories of survivors...when violence is going to happen and then thereby prevent it", Setliff said.
Domestic violence is not limited to any specific group of people but affects all races, backgrounds, economic and educational levels, family structures, ages and religions.
In the seminar were law enforcement, prosecutors, domestic violence advocates and medical professionals.
"Bringing important information to professionals in our community that address and respond to domestic violence is this focus of this year's Inter-Agency Council on Domestic Violence 5th Annual Information Forum".
The video is available on the court's web site and on the web site of the Women's Center of Montgomery County.
Douglas County District Attorney Mark Fruehauf and Mayor Jim Paine spoke along with Police Chief Nicholas Alexander at Monday's kickoff event.
Wall, Kehs said, also has helped instruct court officials and lawyers regarding new legislation that protects victims of domestic violence and sexual intimidation. A statewide registry allows officers to quickly discover if a victim has a domestic violence protective order against a suspect.
1,167 is the number of men, women, and children that Safe homes of Augusta says have been victimized by Domestic violence abuse this year alone. The NCADV also says that "emotional and psychological abuse can often be just as extreme as physical violence", yet victims in these cases are less likely to see it as abuse. He thanked commissioners for proclaiming October "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in Cleveland County.