Keira Knightley stars in campaign against domestic abuse

April 2nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Keira Knightley London, April 2 (IANS) Hollywood actress Keira Knightley will be seen in ads where she plays an actress who suffers abuse at home.
Charity Women’s Aid, which initiated the campaign, hopes the ads that will go on air Thursday in Britain will highlight the fact that women from all walks of life can suffer abuse, reported the Sun online.

“Domestic violence kills two women every week, but we rarely hear about it,” said Knightley.

In the ad the 25-year-old actress gets kicked by her boyfriend in the stomach, smacked in the face and has her hair pulled.

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