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Relationship violence threatens not only students’ physical safety and emotional well-being, but also their academic prospects. Some campuses are finding solutions to help keep survivors in school.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, incarcerated individuals in California’s 35 state prisons faced poor mental health care. The situation is especially dire for the rapidly increasing number of female prisoners, who make up 4 percent of the state’s incarcerated population but 11 percent of suicides, according to 2016 figures.
Our grantee, The Fuller Project, presents solutions to end child exploitation.
The restrictions the coronavirus pandemic has forced upon us have been difficult. But for some, those restrictions can prove be life-threatening. The phrase “stay home, stay safe” can be tragically ironic for people living in abusive households.
This commentary by the executive director of our grantee, Cultiva La Salud, illuminates the risks that come along with sheltering in place for many undocumented victims of domestic violence.