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Break the silence against domestic violence

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My name is MaKayla and I am a college freshman. My women's studies class has recently inspired me to create this petition. Most people my age worry about when the next party is or how bad their last snapchat selfie was. I, however, am worried about the women in our country and what the future holds for us. Domestic violence is a major issue that needs to be seen.

Could you imagine waking up every morning simply terrified of the person sleeping next to you? Women across the globe experience this fear daily and generally are too afraid to do anything about it. Domestic violence is one of the least prosecuted crimes and one of the greatest threats to women around the world. Violence towards women is a huge issue in our country. Some experience it and know the pain whereas others simply ignore it or have no knowledge that this violence is occurring. Women who have been physically or sexually assaulted by their significant other face many downfalls like depression and likeliness to get an abortion. The toll that domestic violence has on women is very extreme and it needs to come to an end. The world needs to take a stand against violence and open the eyes of people around the world.

Signing this petition will help shine a light on domestic violence, and let the women that suffer through this know that we are here and stand with them.

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