October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
Friday, October 13, 2006 2:58 PM

Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Day of Unity started in 1981. The Day of Unity event hoped to connect advocates campaigning against domestic violence from all over the country. It became a month-long event in October of 1987.

Compiled from: "Domestic Violence Public Awareness Month", Women's Commission at charmeck.org, 13 October, 2006.

"Domestic Violence Awareness Month", National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 13, October 2006.