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30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It's An Epidemic 

The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766. That's nearly double the amount of casualties lost during war.

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The Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center Successful in Assuring Access to Emergency Contraception at Indian Health Service. 

After five years of tenacious policy and grassroots organizing work, the Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center (NAWHERC) in Lake Andes, South Dakota, is proud to share that the Indian Health Service has included Emergency Contraception in the written policies for all I.H.S. service units. This move puts the agency in compliance with federal policies to provide equal access to safe, emergency contraception in the form of Plan B, over the counter, no questions asked, without age restrictions - especially important for survivors of sexual assault. 

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Follow us on Facebook! SDCEDSV-Sacred Turtle Woman

We declare the turtle as the symbol of the movement to end violence against women. Historically the non-native movements around domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking etc. are separate initiatives. Read More

At the top right corner of every page of our website is a RED ESCAPE button. This button will always appear in the top right corner of your browser window even when you scroll down the page. When this button is clicked it will redirect you to google.com. This is for the protection of battered women who want to view our
site but are afraid to under a watchful eye of their batterer.