domestic violence http://kcur.org en Abuse Narratives Inform Recovery In Domestic Violence Shelters http://kcur.org/post/abuse-narratives-inform-recovery-domestic-violence-shelters <p>A University of Kansas professor's recent research at a domestic violence shelter indicates that the way survivors must tell their stories in order to gain access to resources could be working against the emotional recovery process.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 17:02:26 +0000 Gina Kaufmann & Matthew Long-Middleton 56377 at http://kcur.org Connecting Chronic Illness And Domestic Abuse http://kcur.org/post/connecting-chronic-illness-and-domestic-abuse <p>Domestic abuse isn’t a new problem, but <a href="http://www.more.com/health/wellness/domestic-violence-hidden-cause-chronic-illness" target="_blank">a recent study</a> about it may surprise you. It turns out that the victims suffer high rates of chronic illnesses.</p><p>In the first part of Wednesday's <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date">Up to Date</a></em>, we discuss why that is and take a critical look at the resources available for domestic abuse victims in Kansas City and what’s missing from the conversation when it comes to improving the options available.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 16:57:51 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 47795 at http://kcur.org Connecting Chronic Illness And Domestic Abuse US Attorneys To Gather For Conference On Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault http://kcur.org/post/us-attorneys-gather-conference-domestic-violence-sexual-assault <p>U.S. Attorneys from Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa will gather next week for a conference centered on domestic violence and sexual assault in Indian Country.&nbsp;</p><p>U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom says the statistics on violence against women and girls in tribal communities can only be described as shocking.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:28:57 +0000 Bryan Thompson 37966 at http://kcur.org US Attorneys To Gather For Conference On Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault