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Advocates' hopes high for domestic violence hotline for Native women

 


WASHINGTON – Rape and domestic violence against Native women have reached “epidemic proportions,” but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal women who may live in rural areas with little support and a bewildering legal system.

But that could be changing.

Sometime this year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline expects to take the first call at a hotline created specifically to respond to tribal victims.

https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2016/05/11/advocates-hopes-high-domestic-violence-hotline-native-women/

 

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