This series is shared in observance of 16 days of activism, a United Nations campaign which started on November 25th, 2017 on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and ends this weekend, December 10th, 2017, on Human Rights Day.
This series focuses on the impact of domestic violence on the child.
KBCS’s K.D. Hall speaks with Dr. Tracee Parker, from Coalition Ending Gender Based Violence. Dr. Parker is a domestic violence expert who also formerly ran the Safe Havens Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program.
Hall also interviewed Shawn Carter, Ingraham High School football coach, who shares his experience of growing up witnessing domestic violence in his household.
This six-part series focuses on how children coping with the trauma of witnessing abuse, deal with the impact as they transition into adulthood.