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Violence against Women (1983)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-10-23

Duration: 00:26:51

Subjects: Rape | Family violence | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | Martial arts


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Ott, Vicky Interviewee
  • Stehr, Ayn Interviewee
  • Kimm, He-Young Interviewee


This episode of the series “Folks” from October 23, 1983, focuses on violence against women. Rob Hinton first reports on rape, including re-enactments of actual rape cases. He interviews Vicky Ott of the Stop Rape Crisis Center in Baton Rouge and an unidentified rape victim. Genevieve Stewart next interviews Ayn Stehr, the executive director of the Battered Women’s Program in Baton Rouge. She discusses: the reasons for domestic violence; why women stay in an abusive relationship; victim blaming; and the need for an intervention. Lastly, Hinton interviews Master He-Young Kimm of the Andrew Jackson School in Baton Rouge, who teaches martial arts and self-defense classes.