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Serena Williams is standing in solidarity with domestic violence survivors: 'I need to let people know'

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

"Serena Williams only lends her megawatt celebrity to shine a light on causes she believes in. And one such cause is domestic violence, an issue plaguing women in their most intimate spaces.

'I've been fortunate enough not to experience domestic violence, but one in every four women either experience it [in their lifetimes] or know someone who's been through it,' she told Good Morning America last month inside New York City's Tictail Market.

...'I have a daughter and she could potentially be in a situation like this,' Williams said.

'I want her to be able [to] speak up about it,' she continued. 'I want her to know that she doesn't have to be in this situation. I want her to know there's a way out.'"

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