Tom Killion (R-9), and Ellen Kramer, Deputy Director, Program Services, PCADV.
“We all have a role to play in ending this public health epidemic,” said Ellen Kramer, Deputy Director for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV).
“From fully funding domestic violence and rape crisis centers to enacting legislation that holds offenders accountable, to promoting a culture of civic engagement, respect, and safety.”As part of Advocacy Day, the House passed a resolution, introduced by Rep.
Furthermore, globally as many as 38% of all murders of women are committed by intimate partners.
It includes rape, defined as the physically forced or otherwise coerced penetration of the vulva or anus with a penis, other body part or object." Population-level surveys based on reports from victims provide the most accurate estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence in non-conflict settings.
The "WHO Multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence against women" (2005) in 10 mainly low- and middle-income countries found that, among women aged 15-49: A 2013 analysis conduct by WHO with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Medical Research Council, based on existing data from over 80 countries, found that worldwide, almost one third (30%) of all women who have been in a relationship have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by their intimate partner.
This year’s speakers included Delilah Rumburg, Chief Executive Officer of PCAR, State Rep.
Rosemary Brown (R-119), Millersville University Police Chief Peter Anders, State Sen.