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Domestic violence symposium features traveling specialist

Posted 09/19/03

Wynona Ward, founder of Have Justice - Will Travel

Wynona Ward, founder of Have Justice - Will Travel, which provides legal services to rural victims of domestic violence, will be one of several speakers Saturday, Oct. 4, as part of a day-long "Intimacy and Violence" symposium at Dartmouth. The event will bring together area groups and individuals committed to ending relationship violence from every sector of the Upper Valley.

The full day of workshops will include subjects such as: Stockholm Syndrome; Batterer Profiling; Domestic Violence in the Media; Violence in LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Intersex and Questioning) Relationships; Relationship Violence on Campus; Effective Substance Abuse Treatment for Men who Batter; Creating Legislative and Legal Options in Domestic Violence Cases; Relationship Violence and Athletes; and the Politics of Victimization.

The symposium is sponsored by The Sexual Abuse Awareness Program; The Office of the Dean of the College; The Office of Student Life; The Center for Women and Gender; The N.H. Women's Bar Association, and Women's Information Service (WISE).

Those interested in attending should call 646-3456, e-mail Abby Tassel or visit their website. The event is free to Dartmouth students, faculty members and staff members. There is a $50 registration fee for all others. Limited scholarships are available.

Dartmouth has television (satellite uplink) and radio (ISDN) studios available for domestic and international live and taped interviews. For more information, call 603-646-3661 or see our Radio, Television capability webpage.

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