This Jarring Domestic Violence PSA Shows How, for Some Women, the Holidays Are a Nightmare

#MakeItStop campaign uses repetitive music to illustrate lingering trauma

Set to "Deck the Halls," this PSA for domestic violence uses music to chilling effect Solace Women’s Aid / Stack

LONDON—While most people look to Thanksgiving and Christmas as brief beacons of hope in what has been a very tough 2020, for some—particularly victims of domestic abuse—being trapped time at home during the holiday season can turn into a nightmare.

@saramayspary Sara Spary is a freelance journalist based in London. She's been a reporter for eight years, covering advertising and consumer brands.