“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” -Mother Teresa
While the stay-at-home order was necessary to keep us safe from COVID-19, for domestic violence victims, home is a dangerous place. Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States which equates to 10 million women and men annually. One in three women has experienced physical or sexual violence and LGBTQ+ individuals face similarly high levels of violence. The United Nations Population Fund has estimated that the three months of quarantine will result in a 20% rise in Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) throughout the world.
Jessica Yaffa co-founded NoSilence NoViolence to reduce the incidence, trauma and stigma of domestic violence by creating awareness, providing support and empowerment, shifting perspectives, and promoting/facilitating systems change.
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