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How To Help Survivors Of Intimate Partner Violence

How To Help Survivors Of Intimate Partner Violence

ELLE
February 17, 2021

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In ELLE‘s March 2021 cover story, FKA twigs opens up about her abusive relationship with Shia LaBeouf, and the bombshell lawsuit she filed against him accusing him of sexual battery, assault, and infliction of emotional distress. “It’s hard to do this publicly,” the singer said. “But I want people to know my story. If I can’t help people through my experience, it makes my experience 10 times worse.” Twigs’ experience with domestic violence is an all too common problem for women and girls around the world. According to UN Women, 35 percent of women globally “have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence, or sexual violence by a non-partner.”

“35 percent of women globally “have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence, or sexual violence by a non-partner.”

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