Posted on June 9, 2019 by Michelle Skidmore

Lily Casura, recent graduate of the College’s Master of Social Work program, wrote an op-ed featured in the Rivard Report that covered the effects of domestic violence and the economic well-being of women.

“When we talk about domestic violence in San Antonio, we also need to see how it's connected to another important local issue: how women are doing economically,” said Casura. The Status of Women report finds a connection between higher rates of gender inequality and domestic violence and between a declining wage gap and reduction in violence against women. On that level, domestic violence is also a "business issue," contrary to what the local Chamber of Commerce head inexpertly declared a few weeks ago.”

Read more from the Rivard Report .

— Michelle Skidmore