Your Legal Rights Against Domestic Abuse
Domestic Violence Awareness Month, or DVAM, is observed every year throughout the month of October. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children.
Check out this interview with Liz Ptacek, staff attorney at Domestic Violence Legal Clinic Chicago, about Domestic Violence and your legal rights!