Family Violence Awareness

Each shirt represents a woman, child or man killed due to domestic violence since January 1, 2007 in the state of Minnesota. Domestic violence victims account for over 25% of violent crimes in Minnesota. According to the 2002 Minnesota Crime survey, 80% of victims of domestic violence in Minnesota did not report the incident to law enforcement.

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oldmanlincoln said...

Amazing statistic.

Kate said...

I wonder if these statistics are similar to other states? Was this taken in Winona, MN?

slinger said...

Yes, I took this photo on the Winona campus.

Here is a list to other states statistics: http://www.ncadv.org/unsorted/statespecificfactsheets_232.html

Jilly said...

My goodness, that's such an awful statistic. Great idea to display t-shirts like this - really hits home. Shocking.

Greg said...

Shocking statistic. I wish there was a lot less t-shirts on that line.