A group of first-year medical students from The Tel Aviv University Medical School visited the Herzlia shelter to learn firsthand about domestic violence and the shelters for battered women in Israel. The visit was part of the ongoing cooperation between the Medical School and our shelters.
The students got an overview of the topic and met women residents of the shelter. The women opened up to them and told their life stories, describing living in a violent home, its impact on their self-image and their children. Continue reading