This is Jana’s story.

by Anna Blanch on December 9, 2011

I will let this video speak for itself.

Jana Mackey was well-known throughout Kansas for time spent volunteering to aid victims of sexual assault & domestic violence. The most unlikely of domestic violence victims, the 25-year-old University of Kansas law student was murdered by her ex-boyfriend on July 3, 2008.

For more information about how you can help – see


This post is part of the 16 Days of Action toward eliminating violence against women. The 16 Days of Action is a global campaign founded by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University, I’m hosting posts across the 16 days, from 25 November to 10 December. You can help by sharing these posts on social media, by taking care of the women around you, & by standing against violence against women. The full list of posts in the series can be found here.

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