January 22, 2020

How will we escape?

Amy Dulwich, 18

My entry is super important to me not only as a writer but as a feminist and a survivor of abuse. I wanted to show people how abuse can affect us and also how common it is. More women have experienced abuse than one might first think, which to me is horrible. Two women die a week from domestic violence and little is done to change that. My entry is designed to make people think about how to help others, band together as women and look out for one another. Hopefully, it will hit you hard and make you feel low. That was my idea as I wanted to really convey the inner mind of an abused woman. We are all recovering each day while the perpetrators walk by, going about their daily lives as normal…