• Domestic Violence Victims Use Safewords At Pharmacies To Seek Help During Lockdowns

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Domestic abuse victims need options for escaping dangerous situations at home
    Domestic violence victims who are under quarantine with their abusers are finding it difficult to reach out for help. In Spain and France, victims are being asked to go to pharmacies (one of few places still open to the public) and use a safeword as a way to ask for help and report abuse .
    Individuals who are unable or too scared to call the police in front of their abusers can go to their local pharmacies and say “Mask 19” which will prompt pharmacists to contact police on their behalf, CNN reported. As more and...
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