We were so pleased to see a great article in the Montreal Gazette telling several women’s stories of experiencing abuse from their partners. We were glad to see a description of several types of abuse including financial, religious and cultural. The article talked about how long it takes to rebuild from an abusive relationship. It also quoted a study conducted in the UK that found one-third of women had suffered violence from their spouses. You can look at the whole article by going to montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/after-the-abuse.
Shirley Parkinson was murdered by her husband of 27 years in Oct. 2014. Her family is speaking about her death in hopes of raising awareness. It has been brought to light that six women have been murdered by their male partners in the last year in Saskatchewan. I appreciated Piya Chatopadhyay’s coverage of this story…
Check out this great interview by Mark Forsythe from CBC! This conversation between Karen McAndless-Davis and Mark Forsythe was a great review of some central concepts and themes in When Love Hurts. If you have trouble listening to our player, try listening or downloading the MP3, here.
Check out this great interview by Christy Clark from CKNW! This conversation between Karen McAndless-Davis and Christy Clark was a solid review of some central themes and ideas in When Love Hurts. If you have trouble listening to our player, try listening or downloading the MP3 here.
She left her husband but the violence & intimidation continues. The stories of these 3 women explain the lonely life women experience, losing friendships & finances when others don’t want to get involved & don’t believe victims: http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2014/03/10/surviving-domestic-violence/ Listen clear to the end for the full 27 minute Interview “Surviving Domestic Violence”CBC.ca March 10, 2014
It was a great experience to be interviewed on CBC radio’s B.C. Almanac. The show airs throughout all of B.C. so it was a wonderful opportunity to raise the issues we are concerned about with a large audience. But the most amazing part was what happened the day after the show aired. Our distributor was…