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During the project, volunteers wore makeup to emulate domestic violence bruises as they went through their day. Airmen stand against domestic violence
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month; domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used to gain power and control over a partner including physical, verbal, emotional and financial abuse.
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Approximately 20 people per minute are physically abused by a partner in the U.S., adding up to more than 10 million women and men over the course of a single year, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Domestic violence does not only consist of physical abuse but can also include emotional and sexual abuse as well as stalking. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney) Shining light on domestic violence
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.— October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the theme for this year’s observance at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, is “Shining a Light on Domestic Violence.”
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