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We believe that a coordinated community response is the best way to address the problem of family violence.
Call if you need to talk because you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship.
Dr. Carolyn M. West is an award-winning author, internationally recognized speaker, documentary filmmaker, and expert witness. For more than three decades, she has been investigating gender-based violence, with a special focus on domestic violence and sexual assault in the lives of African American women. Dr. West was recently on Red Table Talk.
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From 2010 through 2019, at least 1,380 Georgians lost their lives due to domestic violence. Thousands more are victims of non-fatal domestic violence every year.