National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. About 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men in the U.S. experience IPV in their lifetime.

New Report: The HRSA Office of Women’s Health has released the first progress report on The HRSA Strategy to Address Intimate Partner Violence, 2017-2020 (PDF – 428 KB). The report highlights key achievements by HRSA Bureaus and Offices between 2017 and 2018. Read the report’s executive summary to learn more (PDF – 3.1 MB).

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Webinar: Thurs., Oct. 31, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET. HRSA’s Office of Women’s Health and Office of Regional Operations will host a webinar that highlights state-level efforts to address intimate partner violence and provide strategies for implementing trauma-informed care in health settings. Register to attend.