lisa larance http://michiganradio.org en Safe at Home (Part 3): Women who use force http://michiganradio.org/post/safe-home-part-3-women-who-use-force <p><em>October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At Michigan Radio we have been looking at how domestic violence affects our community, and what programs there are for survivors and abusers that keep people safe at home.</em></p><p>Often, discussions about domestic abuse focus on men who use violence. The National Institute of justice <a href="http://www.nij.gov/topics/crime/intimate-partner-violence/measuring.htm">reports</a> that 90 percent of &quot;systematic, persistent, and injurious&quot; violence against an intimate partner is committed by men. But what about female aggressors?</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 17:31:33 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 4562 at http://michiganradio.org Safe at Home (Part 3): Women who use force