Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Breaking the silence - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Breaking the silence

Posted: Updated:
Angeletha Mintah says her family looked happy and normal in photos, but their smiles held a dark secret. Angeletha Mintah says her family looked happy and normal in photos, but their smiles held a dark secret.

Domestic violence is a secret in households across the country, and sometimes it can have deadly consequences.  A local organization is working to help Georgians break the silence. 

Looking back at photos, Angeletha Mintah says her family looked normal and happy, but their smiles held a dark secret.  She shared the story of how she and her children were victims of domestic violence with FOX 5.

An estimated one in four women are victims of domestic violence, and Georgia ranks 10th in the nation in the number of women killed by men as a result. 

CLICK ON THE VIDEO ABOVE TO WATCH THE FULL STORY.

Here's the information we mentioned on Wednesday's Good Day:

In celebration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Angel of God Outreach will be hosting a free program, entitled "Break Chains by Renewing the Mind." It will include reenactments, inspirational songs & dance, poetry, more.

The event is free. The program is for mature teens and adults. It will be held on Saturday, October 12th at the Decatur Library located at 215 Sycamore St Decatur,GA 30030. Meet & Greet will begin at 10am. The program will begin at 11am.
 
 
GEORGIA'S 24 HOUR COFIDENTIAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE: 1-800-33-HAVEN (1-800-334-2836)

 

  • Good Day ArchiveMore>>

  • Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

  • Good Day Atlanta

    Pike Nurseries: Gardening in small spaces

    Pike Nurseries: Gardening in small spaces

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:00:20 GMT
    Sometimes less can be more! A small space shouldn't limit your garden or your imagination—hanging baskets, containers, window boxes, espaliered fruit trees….they're all great ways to made a big gardening impact – even on the most limited high rise balcony!
    Sometimes less can be more! A small space shouldn't limit your garden or your imagination—hanging baskets, containers, window boxes, espaliered fruit trees….they're all great ways to made a big gardening impact – even on the most limited high rise balcony!
  • Kennesaw celebrates BBQ festival

    Kennesaw celebrates BBQ festival

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-08-22 12:52:25 GMT
    Don't worry...that incredible aroma of smoke-cooked BBQ isn't just in your imagination. It's coming from Kennesaw, where the grills are fired up for an annual tradition.
    Don't worry...that incredible aroma of smoke-cooked BBQ isn't just in your imagination. It's coming from Kennesaw, where the grills are fired up for an annual tradition.
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices