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Try to Understand: A new approach to trying to reduce Domestic Violence statistics
Domestic abuse survivor Lisa Oliver is hoping that her book will help change social attitudes about domestic violence and more specifically why women don't leave their abusive partners.
"What I wanted to do was to try and put a personal face and story to the complexity that exists in the relationship between an abused woman and her abuser. Too many people turn their backs on the issue of domestic abuse because they don't understand what makes a woman stay in an unhealthy relationship."
At the moment Ms. Oliver is trying to get funding to print 2000 copies of her book that she then wants to distribute to interested law enforcement officials, policy makers, and social services that deal with domestic abuse at grass roots level. Using the crowdfunding website, RocketHub she is hoping to raise $12,000 to print the first run and if successful will run similar campaigns. So if you want to do something positive to reduce the domestic violence statistics in your neighborhood check out Ms. Oliver's fund raising campaign and secure for yourself a copy of the book that will help you understand the nature of domestic abuse and what you can do about it.
Fund Raising Link: http://www.rockethub.com/
Or Email the author for a digital copy of Invisible Bars at firstname.lastname@example.org.