October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

“Abuse is NOT love. Abuse is about control.”

– Domestic Violence Survivor

Join Us on Purple Thursday

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and purple is the color of domestic violence awareness. JOIN US on October 19, 2017 for #PurpleThursday! 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. An average of 3 women die every day at the hands of a current or former intimate partner.

Join us by:

  • Wearing or displaying purple on Thursday, October 19 to raise awareness about domestic violence
  • Share a photo using the hashtag #PurpleThursday and tag @NNEDV and @VRCnepa

Use #PurpleThursday as YOUR opportunity to get involved, take a stand against domestic violence, and express your solidarity with survivors of domestic violence and their families.