Editor’s note: Much content originally hosted on this site was lost during a host migration which occured some years back. In the coming months, we will be re-publishing many of the original works. To this aim, here is another ground breaking piece by Erin. By Erin Pizzey Just recently a ‘battered woman,’ for that is […]
In 1971, Erin Pizzey founded the very first battered women’s shelter in the world. She had no idea what would be coming her way for her troubles, including death threats, bomb threats, and multiple incidents of stalking.
By Erin Pizzey Those of us working in the field of domestic violence are confronted daily by the difficult task of working with women in problematical families. In my work with family violence, I have come to recognize that there are women involved in emotionally and/or physically violent relationships who express and enact disturbance beyond […]