Nov 20, 2018
Years ago Tracey Thurman said, “It wasn’t a personal attack on me on the part of the police. They just weren’t trained for that back then.
As I read that statement, it made me wonder, yet again, how much have we learned since then? Have we been able to change our thinking and become better advocates for targets of domestic violence?
We examine the 2018 case of Anako Anette Lumumba as a reference to see the progress made.
Thank you to Donna Barrow-Green, (activist, professor and author of the fiction podcast The Diarist) for speaking with us about some current problems that still may exist when police interview survivors of domestic violence.
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Resources in the US:
Need help? In the United States call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
Resources in Australia:
The Allison Baden-Clay Foundation has an excellent list of many resources available
Resources in the UK:
Paladin: National Stalking Advocacy Service,
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