In The One Minute It Takes To Watch This, Nearly 20 People Will Suffer Domestic Abuse
This is intense.
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, within just one minute there are nearly 20 people suffering physical abuse by an intimate partner in the United States.
This is equal to more than 10 million people a year.
But seeing the effects of battering has a much more powerful impact than just hearing the statistics. (Trigger warning)
The powerful 2010 PSA shows a woman wiping away her bruises and cuts in a reverse time-lapse, and reminds us how relevant the issue still is today.
The video ends with The National Domestic Violence Hotline's number: 1 (800) 799-7233. If you or a loved one need help, visit NCADV.