Due to my work on Take Act!on Maine, a public awareness campaign about domestic violence, I’ve had many people ask me questions about the subject. More often than not, the questions bring up a lot of myths about domestic abuse, and stereotypes about both abusers and survivors. The more that I hear the same questions over and over, the more I realize how important it is to keep dialogues and information flowing. So – I called in the experts – the Daughters of Change who work tirelessly day after day in this arena, and are making progress.
Meet Francine Garland Stark, Executive Director, and Regina Rooney, Education and Communications Director, of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence. We spent about 40 minutes addressing some of the most common misconceptions about domestic abuse. Take some time to listen, stay informed, you never know when it will come in handy.