Domestic violence awareness: escaping your abuser

An escape plan every victim of domestic violence needs to hear. (ABC7)

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and a study by the Department of Justice found that women are at 75 percent higher risk of being killed when they try to leave their abuser. Becky Lee, executive director of Becky’s Fund, and survivor Shun Pittman offered a vital escape plan all women should hear.

You can help raise needed funds for domestic violence support by attending the Becky's Fund 2017 Walk This Way on October 27 at Andrew Mellon Auditorium. Tickets are available at

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