A domestic violence hotline (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayor's Office)
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the dangers facing domestic violence survivors.
Survivors are facing escalating violence, increased isolation, and economic insecurity. And there are new and formidable barriers to finding safety. Tragically, three domestic violence victims in New York City - Vanessa Pierre, Ai Min, and Jessica Mitcham - lost their lives at the hands of abusive partners in recent days.
At this critical time, the programs domestic violence survivors depend...