Serena Williams on why becoming a mother inspired her to fight domestic abuse

The tennis star discusses her partnership with Allstate foundation's Purple Purse organization dedicated to fighting domestic violence.
1:13 | 07/11/18

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I have a daughter and she could potentially be in a situation like this I want her to note that. She doesn't have to be in the situation and whether goes away how. I've been fortunate enough not to experience the rest of the finds that one in every four women. Either you experience it. He knows when that's been through it. Seeing these staggering numbers I was thank you know what. I have to I wanted to be apart from making other people where it's because we need to bring those numbers down. We're. Anyways. Another reason for me speaking up as I have a daughter and she could potentially be in a situation like this. I wanted to be able to speak up about it I want her to know that she doesn't have to be in the situation I want me. There's a way out. And the only way to do that is because the price is super important to me. Should be a part of its troops to let people know of to raise awareness.

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