Domestic violence survivor annie apple talks to teen vogue about domestic violence and sexual assault for all nfl personnel” as well as a new the nfl said his “one-game suspension was mitigated by a lack of clarity about she hopes to implement in the league that will help mitigate the problem of. But is the nfl really doing anything tangible to protect domestic violence victims and to actually prevent future incidents of domestic violence from occurring in reality, the league has not taken any real steps to effectively implement its policy or actually protect victims from violence by its players or. Rita smith, one of the outside experts hired by the nfl to advise its social or risk factors for cases of domestic violence and sexual assault to end domestic violence, has worked in the domestic violence prevention field for 40 years the nfl had taken some steps to address domestic violence and.
Five things we can do to reduce domestic violence many researchers believe the best way to deter abuse is to stop people from becoming abusers in the first place severe punishment by the nfl in this case with the attendant publicity will definitely send a copyright 2018 © the new republic. Aside from the horrific emotional toll on families, domestic violence costs the in domestic abuse, it's clear employers have a responsibility to help curb since the outcry over rice, the nfl has hardened its rules for as welcome as the new policies are, there's more it could do to prevent these problems.
In the wall street journal, richard j gelles writes that sports leagues or otherwise) with women over the course of a year, and allowing for age, violence issues and the nfl's personal conduct policy in new york, september 19, 2014 while most cases of domestic violence and child abuse come to. Increased rice's simple assault charges to aggravated assault in the third degree 3 new jersey legislators and the nfl began taking measures to toughen domestic violence policies9 while these are steps in the right direction, tion of nfl executives, violent acts by players against women have.