In her new book, No Visible Bruises, Rachel Louise Snyder examines intimate partner violence and health, including information that highlights the Northwest Hospital DOVE Program in Randallstown. Read the New York Times review below:
By Parul Sehgal
An Extraordinary New Book Dismantles the Myths That Surround Domestic Violence
Between 2000 and 2006, 3,200 American soldiers were killed in combat. During that same period, in the United States, more than three times as many women died at the hands of their husbands and boyfriends.
In her extraordinary new book, “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on what the World Health Organization has called “a global health problem of epidemic proportions.” In America alone, more than half of all murdered women are killed by a current or former partner. Domestic violence cuts across lines of class, race and religion.