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How men can make Tennessee a safer place for women – Plazas (Tennessean)

Sunday, August 26, 2018

This column originally appeared in the Tennessean newspaper on Sunday, Aug. 26 Shan Foster saw a lot of violence as a child and young man that left an indelible mark on him. “I saw women who were victims,” he said. “I saw men who had bad role models. As a consequence, they in turn inflicted violence on… Continue Reading How men can make Tennessee a safer place for women – Plazas (Tennessean)

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We Need to Call it Domestic Violence – (Tennessean Op/Ed by YWCA CEO Sharon K. Roberson)

Sunday, June 24, 2018

“Police find 4 dead in murder-suicide at Murfreesboro home”  (WMC-TV 5-28) “4 killed in apparent murder-suicide at Tennessee home, police say” (FOX News Channel 5-29) Friends attend vigil for Cassidy Ganey, young mom killed in Murfreesboro murder-suicide (DNJ 5-30) These are just a handful of the headlines that announced the murders of Cassidy Ganey, her… Continue Reading We Need to Call it Domestic Violence – (Tennessean Op/Ed by YWCA CEO Sharon K. Roberson)

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Metro Police Have A New Tool Aimed At Preventing The Deadliest Domestic Violence (WPLN-FM)

Monday, August 14, 2017

Overcrowding at one of Nashville’s crisis shelters is actually a good sign to domestic abuse experts. It means a new approach to identifying victims most at risk of being killed by their husbands, wives or former lovers is working. Last year, Nashville police answered more than 17,000 calls reporting abuse by intimate partners — the… Continue Reading Metro Police Have A New Tool Aimed At Preventing The Deadliest Domestic Violence (WPLN-FM)