domestic violence http://kmuw.org en Domestic Violence Reports In Kansas At A 20-Year High http://kmuw.org/post/domestic-violence-reports-kansas-20-year-high <p>Joyce Grover, who heads the Kansas Coalition, says the number of domestic violence incidents reported to law enforcement in 2012 represented a 20-year high.</p><p>“There is a domestic violence incident that has occurred in Kansas every 21 minutes,” Grover says. “Law enforcement made a domestic violence arrest every 39 minutes and one domestic murder every 15 days.”</p><p>In fact, says Grover, more than one in four homicides in Kansas is domestic violence-related.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:23:39 +0000 Bryan Thompson 30261 at http://kmuw.org Jaime's Story: A Domestic Violence Survivor Speaks Out http://kmuw.org/post/jaimes-story-domestic-violence-survivor-speaks-out <p><em><strong>The content of this story on domestic violence is not suitable for children and may be disturbing for all listeners. Please be advised.</strong></em><br />&nbsp;</p><p>For 10 years, Jaime, who lives in a town near Wichita, suffered from marital rape. The sexual assault began when she was 14 years old. Jaime, like many, felt there was no way out.<br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Jaime&#39;s story:</span></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:07:54 +0000 Carla Eckels 24835 at http://kmuw.org Jaime's Story: A Domestic Violence Survivor Speaks Out