11.20.2007

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.

Donate: EndAbuse.org NCADV.org

 

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5 Comments:

At 11/20/2007 5:36 AM, Blogger oldmanlincoln said...

Amazing statistic.

 
At 11/20/2007 5:44 AM, Blogger Kate said...

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

 
At 11/20/2007 7:32 AM, Blogger 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

 
At 11/20/2007 11:03 AM, Blogger Jilly said...

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

 
At 11/20/2007 8:47 PM, Blogger Greg said...

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

 

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