Behind closed doors, this is probably happening to someone I know in my life ... and that truly horrifies me. If this makes you react with "Oh my god," then I'm right there with you. This is a PSA, but it is based of the experiences of millions of women. TRIGGER WARNING: powerful PSA contains explicit scenes of violence against women.
Here are the facts:
- 1 in 4 women has experienced domestic violence in her lifetime.
- Nearly 3 out of 4 Americans personally know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence.
- On average, more than three women and one man are murdered by their intimate partners in this country every day.
In the U.S., you can call the RAINN National sexual assault hotline: 1.800.656.4673
Lastly, if you want to help bring more awareness to this, you could share this. It's your call, though.