Resources available for Bronx women in abusive relationships

The recent string of child abuse cases in the Bronx and city has many people blaming the mothers for not protecting their children. Domestic violence experts, however, say many times the mothers are victims

News 12 Staff

Feb 21, 2006, 10:33 PM

Updated 6,665 days ago

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Resources available for Bronx women in abusive relationships
The recent string of child abuse cases in the Bronx and city has many people blaming the mothers for not protecting their children. Domestic violence experts, however, say many times the mothers are victims as well. They say child abuse and spousal abuse often go hand in hand. Family counselors say often the mothers of child abuse victims feel trapped in their homes by an abusive partner. Experts say there are programs available to Bronx women to help them and their children get out of abusive homes. Related Link


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