There is an apocryphal story I read that tells of a doting mother who has a son that cuts out her heart in an attempt to get away from her. He throws her heart down on the ground and when, stricken with guilt, he stands over her severed head she looks up at him and […]
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Erin Pizzey is the world’s greatest pioneer into the subject of intimate partner violence (IPV). She is the great groundbreaker in both research about and service provision to the victims. From her book,
Prone to Violence, she shows us just how off track we currently are in dealing with IPV.
In 1971, Erin Pizzey founded the very first battered women’s shelter in the world. She had no idea what would be coming her way for her troubles, including death threats, bomb threats, and multiple incidents of stalking.