Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones, But Dammit, People, Words Hurt Too, Y'Know

This ad campaign for a Lebanese organization called KAFA, which promotes gender equality and works to end violence against women, turns the sound wave patterns of derogatory words into physical wounds. The result is a sad but powerful reminder of just how deeply scarring verbal abuse can be. Click the links below the images to find out how you can help support victims of abuse.

Trigger Warning: Abuse.

To learn about how you can support victims of assault and abuse, visit the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. Or, if you need to talk, call (800) 656-HOPE.