Guest post on The Business of Me.
Domestic violence is a harrowing, yet prevalent issue in today’s society. Partner abuse affects nearly 35.6 percent of all women in the United States. This means that whether it’s in the form of rape, physical violence, verbal/emotional abuse or stalking, millions of women have experienced intimate partner violence at some point in their lifetime. But, what goes on behind closed doors doesn’t always stay there. It’s not unusual for a victim of domestic violence to carry their troubles with them wherever they go – including their workplace. The effects of domestic violence transcend the atmosphere of the home by disallowing the victim to work efficiently; and when this happens, it becomes a threat to the well-being and prosperity of the employer. [Read More]