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NCFM Press Release: Battered Men’s Rights Hero, Patricia Overberg, Passes Away

August 16, 2011

Former DV Shelter Director Was the First to Help Battered Men and is Honored by Men’s Rights Activists 8/12/11 – Los Angeles: Patricia Overberg, the first known domestic violence shelter director in the United States to help male victims along with female victims, passed away today (August 11, 2011).  Patricia is being honored by men’s rights activists as a hero...
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Pioneering Domestic Violence Advocate Who Refused to Discriminate Leaves Lasting Legacy

August 16, 2011

TORRANCE, Calif., August 15, 2011 – She changed the lives of thousands, perhaps millions, but few know her name. Patricia Shanley Overberg, MSW, died of heart failure in Torrance, California, on August 11, 2011, with her children at her side. Overberg, a native of Providence, Rhode Island, was 77. With the Violence Against Women...
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NCFM in the news – “Domestic violence not just a woman’s issue”

August 12, 2011

By Greg Scharf I cringed when I saw that Harry Crouch and the National Committee for Men had complained to the Del Mar Racetrack over “Ladies Day.” Harry and I have exchanged emails over the years; he’s liked my columns on domestic violence and other related issues. He put me on the NCFM mailing...
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