This isn’t one rogue judge. This isn’t an outlier. This is evidence of an entire criminal justice system that not only minimizes crimes against women, but in many cases supports, justifies, and condones them.
A child’s environment (both physical and emotional) is key to brain development and to a child’s ability to cope with trauma. Prevention services like those offered through SAFE foster an environment that prevents—or helps reverse—long-term psychological damage and negative social behaviors, like abusive and violent tendencies.