- Victims and Other People Against Abuse
Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It involves injuring someone, usually a spouse or partner, but it can also be a parent, child or other family member.
Domestic violence is a serious problem. It is the most common cause of injury to women ages 15 to 44. Victims may suffer physical injuries such as bruises or broken bones. They may suffer emotionally from depression, anxiety or social isolation.
It is hard to know exactly how common domestic violence is, because people often don't report it. There is no typical victim. It happens among people of all ages. It affects those of all levels of income and education.
There is a famous quote which states that in order to be walked upon you must first lie down. Let us stand Together in our efforts to end abuse on every level.
The The Abuse is Useless Campaign petition to Victims and Other People Against Abuse was written by Christina Moore and is in the category Human Rights at GoPetition.