The effort to work with violence-prone people is not just the story of an emerging social movement. It is a lesson about violence and what can and should be done about it. Erin Pizzey, the woman who started it all, lays bare what you have always wanted to know about this issue but were afraid to ask.
- Erin Pizzey interviews IPV expert Professor Martin Fiebert 1 month ago
- Erin Pizzey interviews IPV expert Dr. Murray Straus 2 months ago
- Erin Pizzey interviews Professor Don Dutton 2 months ago
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.