February News Roundup 2017

February has been a busy month for domestic violence related news despite it being the shortest month of the year. Below are a few articles that grabbed our attention.

In Texas a woman was detained by ICE after filing for a protective order. Read more about it here.

On a flight to San Francisco, a flight attendant was able to identify a teenage human trafficking victim and safely flagged the pilot. The police were notified and were at the terminal when the plane landed.

In local news, teens at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School are bringing awareness to sexual assault and are becoming trained to support peers who are survivors of sexual assault. Independence House provides counseling and advocacy services to children who have been sexually abused.

-IH Teen Counselor

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