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Historical events in domestic violence policy

1.) Who established the first safe-houses for battered women, as well as where and when these safe-houses were established?

2.) Who established the first rape crisis centers, as well as where and when these centers were established

3.) How the civil rights movement has contributed to anti-discrimination efforts and the establishment of hate crime legislation and policy

4.) The role children's rights groups have played in highlighting the problems child victims face in the criminal justice system.

5.) Which organizations she might contact that provide specific advocacy for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and homicide

6.) What services are not provided by government crime compensation programs

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1.) Erin Pizzey was responsible for opening the very first battered women's shelter in Chiswick, England. The safe-house was officially opened in 1970 (Saint Martha's, 2012).

2.) The Bay Area on the West Coast of the United States was responsible for opening the first rape crisis center in 1971. The Bay Area Women Against Rape was the name of the first rape crisis center (Saint Martha's, 2012).

3.) The civil rights movement was integral in the effort and establishment of hate crime legislation and policy because of the constitutional Amendments passed during the era of civil rights in the 1960s. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ...

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