New York, NY (Newsworthy.ai) Thursday Nov 24, 2022 @ 6:00 AM Mountain —
As tensions rise during political debates at the Thanksgiving dinner table or other holiday season gatherings with family, so do incidents of domestic violence, research shows. The societal expectation to be joyous during the holidays often has the opposite effect on abuse victims, which is why two leading domestic violence nonprofits are lighting up the streets of Times Square and beyond this week with their second national domestic violence billboard campaign.
After receiving industry recognition for ‘The Last I’m Sorry’ campaign, Safe in Harm’s Way Foundation Inc., DomesticShelters.org, and Neon, An IPG Health Company are collaborating once again to blow the whistle on domestic violence with another compelling PSA.
The PSA imagery thoughtfully uses the body language of a husband and wife sitting across the dinner table to spotlight the underlying scars of emotional abuse. The man in the image appears to be looming over the woman, physically encroaching in her space, while the woman is simultaneously shrinking in fear, discomfort, and shame. Along with the chilling image, is the take-home message that many abuse victims need to hear– “No one should make you feel small.”
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