domestic abuse http://wkms.org en New Study Sheds Light on Domestic Violence in Tennessee http://wkms.org/post/new-study-sheds-light-domestic-violence-tennessee <p>Over the last three years, reports of domestic violence in Tennessee have decreased by 8 percent <a href="http://www.tbi.tn.gov/tn_crime_stats/publications/Domestic%20Violence%20in%20TN%20%282011-2013%29%20SECURE.pdf">according to a new study</a> from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:27:34 +0000 John Null 41028 at http://wkms.org New Study Sheds Light on Domestic Violence in Tennessee Violence Against Women Costly For TN http://wkms.org/post/violence-against-women-costly-tn <p></p><p>A recent study shows violence against women in Tennessee costs the state more than $880 million&nbsp; annually.</p><p>The study was done by the Tennessee Economic Council on Women and presented at a recent women's summit in Nashville. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:16:22 +0000 The Associated Press 36146 at http://wkms.org Merryman House Reaches Out to End Domestic Abuse http://wkms.org/post/merryman-house-reaches-out-end-domestic-abuse <p>Merryman House Executive Director Mary Foley heads up a team offering residency and outreach services to meet the needs of victims of intimate partner abuse and their dependents as they strive to live free of violence in their home. It’s not unimaginable and Kate Lochte find out more with Foley on <em>Sounds Good</em>. The Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center was founded in Paducah in 1978 by a group of volunteers committed to ending domestic violence in the community. <a href="http://www.merrymanhouse.org/">See more at MerrymanHouse.org</a>.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 18:27:57 +0000 Kate Lochte 34661 at http://wkms.org Merryman House Reaches Out to End Domestic Abuse Peebles Talks About Fighting Back Against Relationship Violence http://wkms.org/post/peebles-talks-about-fighting-back-against-relationship-violence <p>Take Back the Night is an event held by organizations dedicated to helping women achieve safety and empowerment. However, this night is not for women only. Organizers encourage men, women, and children of all ages to attend. Violence is a dark part of society that affects us all. Take Back the Night seeks to end sexual violence in all of its forms including sexual assault, sexual abuse, dating violence, and domestic violence. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 17:58:48 +0000 Angela Hatton 22701 at http://wkms.org Peebles Talks About Fighting Back Against Relationship Violence