A large percentage of homicides occurring to women at work are perpetrated by intimate partners. Workplace violence prevention programs should incorporate strategies to prevent and respond to intimate partner violence (Tiesman et al., 2012).
For more information and resources about the role of the workplace in responding to domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking visit Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center.
Telling Amy’s Story is a film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001. This story illustrates the important role that employers and coworkers can play in promoting safety for victims of domestic violence.