Report on violence against women
An exhaustive government survey of rape and domestic violence released on last week affirmed that sexual violence against women in the United States may be far more common than previously thought. We discuss the results of the survey and talk about preventing violence against women.
- Jeffrey Edelson: director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse. He joins us in studio.
- Roberta Gibbons: assistant professor in the Department of Human Services at Metropolitan State University. She was formerly associate director of the Aurora Center for Advocacy and Education at the University of Minnesota. The center provides free and confidential crisis intervention to victims of sexual assault. She joins us in studio.