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status of women in san antonio

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A joint city-county collaborative was recently tasked with coming up with a plan to curb the city's domestic violence epidemic. Twenty-nine people died as a result of domestic violence in Bexar County in 2018, and the number of murders by a male intimate partner continues to rise.


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A judge and a San Antonio city councilmember, who is also a survivor of family violence, have teamed up to find the money to fund a drug court that will be the first of its kind in Texas. It’s part of an overall effort to make San Antonio a less violent place for women.