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Domestic Violence Awareness…

Shante' Lovely

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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