Experiences of Battered Women in Ohio: A Community Focus Group Report
In 2003, ODVN staff members interviewed 84 battered women in seven locations around the state of Ohio. Eight focus groups and three individual interviews were conducted with women who had been battered to determine “who” they were talking to about their experiences of abuse and how service providers were responding to survivors of domestic violence and their children.
ODVN gained much valuable information from the focus groups to aid our advocacy efforts with and for battered women. The major findings of the focus groups are summarized below:
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