This is an issue near and dear to my heart! I have known too many individuals – mainly women BUT also men – who have lived in extremely abusive and fowl circumstances. I 💕 the way this blogger not only highlights the issue but how she bravely shares her own story – and I wanted to share it here on my blog. If you have a story about how you escaped abuse I would invite you to share, hopefully as we do so we will expand our support groups and strengthen our community’s against abuse!
Awareness of Domestic Violence.
According to the National Network to End Domestic Violence, in 2015 approximately 4,000 women died as a result of domestic violence in the United States. In addition, around 3 women die every day because domestic violence.
Sadly, domestic violence continues to be a subject that is spoken about in hushed tones and is largely a taboo subject in the media. Why then, with so many domestic violence victims, are we continuing to allow this to be an ignored topic when it is so obvious that it needs to be talked about and addressed?
It is the responsibility of every person in society to speak out against the scourge of domestic violence as this affects women from every walk of life including young girls, older women, LGBT, native women, women with disabilities, indigenous women and more. It is a poor reflection upon on our current society when…
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