The purple ribbon is a symbol of domestic violence awareness and prevention.

What you can do:

•  Donate time, money, resources or special skills to a local domestic violence shelter.
•  Raise awareness in your own profession, organization, family and friendship circles.
•  Educate yourself about the warning signs of domestic violence.
•  Be there for a friend who may be a victim or perpetrator; learn how to intervene or refer effectively to helping networks.