You read about domestic abuse all the time in the news. It’s a horrific crime that uses psychological, physical and emotional abuse so that he or she can take complete control of their victim’s life. Both men and women are victims of domestic abuse and it’s the least reported crime in the United States.
It’s been reported that kids who witness domestic abuse in the home will suffer from the horrible memories for the rest of their lives. This is a serious issue that could lead to an injury, or worse, someone’s death. This is why it’s extremely important to report any cases of domestic abuse to authorities.
Preventing domestic abuse can really help save lives.
The first step is learning about domestic abuse. If people are more aware if they would have a better shot at noticing the signs of abuse. People also need to understand that violence against another person is never going to be acceptable… ever.
Spread awareness of domestic abuse. This is a serious crime that more people need to know about. Take part in fundraisers that support any local organizations that help victims of domestic abuse. The more money they raise, the more awareness they could spread.
If you notice anyone who could be a victim of domestic abuse, talk to that person. If that the person is being abused, contact the police immediately. People being abused are often times to terrified to report it, give that person the support and help they need to report their abuser.
Domestic abuse is a crime that’s happening far too often. It’s time to stand a stand and do what has to be done in order to prevent or help stop domestic abuse.