Amber Heard Just Spoke in a Powerful Campaign Against Domestic Violence

"There was a lot of shame attached to that, the label of 'victim'."

After what's been a pretty tumultuous year for Amber Heard, following her domestic violence accusations towards former husband Johnny Depp, the actress now features in a public service announcement video for organization GirlGaze, campaigning against abuse against women by those close to them.

In the video, the 30-year-old actress appears emotional, despite her words being strong and full of conviction.

"How is this happening to me? I'm strong, smart, I'm not a victim," she says at the beginning, later noting: "I guess there was a lot of shame attached to that, the label of 'victim'."

And she continues, with a nod to her own alleged experience of domestic abuse.

"It happens to so many women you know. When it happens in your home behind closed doors with someone you love, it's not straightforward. If a stranger did this it would be a no-brainer.

"As a women having gone through this in the public stage, in the public arena that I did it in, I have a unique opportunity to remind other women that this doesn't have to be the way it is. You don't have to do it alone. You're not alone, and we can change this."

Amber then goes on to insist that the only way we can start to move forward in preventing domestic violence is if women who are sufferers come forward and speak up about it.

"We need to take responsibility for how we talk about these things. The only way people are going to feel comfortable coming forward, raising their voices and standing up for themselves, is if we change the system in place that keeps them quiet," she says.

"Speak up, speak up. Raise your voice, your voice is the most powerful thing and we, together, as women standing shoulder to shoulder cannot and will not any longer accept silence."

The video comes after Amber publicly donated her $7 million divorce settlement to a domestic violence charity.

What's odd, however, is that the video now seems to have disappeared online. Where it previously displayed on the GirlGaze Instagram page, it's now gone. The same goes with the Facebook post promoting it, and the YouTube video now says it's been listed as private.

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