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Behind Closed Doors: Children at Risk

We know that all of us are focused on the current COVID-19 crisis and adjusting to all the changes that it has brought to everyone. Hays-Caldwell Women's Center has made significant adjustments as we continue to respond to the needs of local victims of abuse. They need us even more now and part of our responsibility is to advocate and educate on their behalf. April is both Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness month. The following article is the first article of a four-week series focusing on raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. 2 in 5 women and 1 in 5 men will experience a form of sexual assault in their lifetime.

Analysis: Coronavirus, family, economics and false choices

“Your money or your life!” has never seemed so stark. But as an increasing number of local leaders tell us to lock things down in preparation for the coming storm, there are others — the top guy, in fact, along with choristers like Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick — trying to tell us this will only last a minute and that it’s time to get the economy back on track.


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