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Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives

Blaisdell Medical Library

April 9, 2018 - May 19, 2018

The National Library of Medicine produced this exhibition with support from the Office of Research on Women’s Health.

Learn about the important role of nurses and doctors in raising awareness and preventing domestic violence through this traveling exhibition from the National Library of Medicine.

A previously neglected issue, domestic violence was first recognized as a health issue by nurses. Come see how nurses and health professionals advocated for, educated and treated victims of domestic abuse.

Items featured in this traveling exhibition include correspondence, photographs and early guidelines for care.