Support groups dating violence
"South Carolina Ranks #5 in the Nation for Women Killed by Men" According to "When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data” released today by the Violence Policy Center in Washington, DC, South Carolina ranks #5 in the nation for the number of women killed by men.
South Carolina was ranked #1 in the nation according to the previous Violence Policy Center report.
If you would like to speak with an advocate near you for support or about any domestic violence matter, just enter your location information below and a list of nearby support phone numbers will appear.
But while abuse often escalates to physical violence, it does not start out that way.
This announcement coincides with the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States, which is recognized in October.
Despite the drop in ranking, South Carolina continues to place in the top 10 states in the nation, and has done so since these reports were first issued.
The group will reflect on life experiences, increase feelings of self-worth, and build on personal strengths.
The Domestic Violence program and the Sexual Assault program work to reduce the physical, psychological and emotional trauma, recurrence of domestic violence, sexual assault and incest experienced by victims and their families. 24-Hour Hotline: If you or someone you know is involved in a crisis, call (800)-286-4184 or (609)-646-6767, and for the hearing impaired, we offer a text line, (609)-569-5437.