The article reports, “A co-founder of Duluth’s world-renowned Domestic Abuse Intervention Project and a woman considered the ‘mother’ of domestic violence intervention has died. Ellen Pence, 63, died Friday morning after a long struggle with breast cancer.”
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Since 2004, advocates across the country have observed National Stalking Awareness Month in January, in an effort to educate society about this pervasive crime.
The article reports, ” ‘When you have a veil of secrecy, you have the potential for abusive behavior whether it’s in the Catholic church, a school or whatever, and that applies to all of us, not just the NCAA,’ NCAA President Mark Emmert told reporters Monday in Indianapolis.
FOCUS ON GENDER-BASED HARASSMENT AND BULLYING
The article reports, “As someone who has followed sport and social issues for more than four decades, I know the power of sport to heal communities, effect positive social change and bring people together. I know, too, that sport has been a powerful way to expose the general public to problems rarely discussed openly in our society.”