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Violence against women affects all

It’s possible that everyone reading this knows a woman who's been the victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse.
As she prepared for the fifth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to raise awareness of the issue, Family Crisis Center Director Laura Patzner dug up some sobering statistics.
Nearly one in five women and one in 71 men have been raped in their lifetime. In Kansas, one rape is reported to law enforcement every eight hours, 12 minutes and 36 seconds. Rape is one of the top 10 most prevalent person crimes in Kansas. One in ...


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