Watch PURPLE IS LIFE ON TAR TV with The Arts Reporter Mimi Johnson at 7 pm EST, tonight, at www.mimijohnson.net, when host Mimi Johnson and guest Tamiko Lowry of The Still Standing Foundation discuss domestic violence.
Know the signs of an abusive relationship and how to leave a dangerous situation.
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Disturbing statistics about people in prison:
- Incarcerated women increased 646% from 1980 to 2010
- The female prison population grew by 832% from 1977 to 2007. The male prison population grew 416% during the same time period.
- Verbal Abuse