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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Projects against violent encounters in relationships are happening nation wide, and here in south Georgia.

Saturday morning the Liberty House released butterflies, as a symbol to those who lost their lives to domestic violence and raise awareness to support the living victims.

The Liberty House helped 89 women last year.

There is good news, Georgia has improved from 7th to 14th in the nation for the rate at which men kill women in single-victim homicides.

If you'd like to help The Liberty House support victims or need help give them a call at (229) 439-7094.

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