Santa Fe Newspapers Feature Stories on Domestic Violence

Both the Santa Fe New Mexican and Santa Fe Reporter started the New Year off with excellent articles on Domestic Violence.

On January 3rd, the Santa Fe New Mexican had an inspiring story about Laurel who seven years ago left an abuse husband.  Taking her four children after repeated incidents she resettled in Santa Fe.  She is telling her story to inspire others to leave abusive relationships.

The same week, the weekly Santa Fe Reporter had an in-depth article discussing domestic  violence among Native Americans.  The statistics are alarming.  Native American women are “murdered at a rate more than 10 times the national average.”  Survivors are telling their stories to help other.  The Reporter interviewed six native people (5 women and 1 man) whose lives were impacted by Domestic Violence.  This well researched article points out that Native Women are telling their stories to help others and that Traditional Healers are working to “effect change from within.”

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About JoAnne Tucker

JoAnne Tucker is the President of Healing Voices - Personal Stories, a non-profit organization with the mission of raising public awareness of women's strivings to overcome abusive trauma through the creation and distribution of film and video.
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One Response to Santa Fe Newspapers Feature Stories on Domestic Violence

  1. Kassie says:

    Helpful information pertaining to this subject. Thanks so
    much for sharing.

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