Did you know?

  • Domestic violence results in nearly 2 million injuries and 1,300 deaths nationwide every year.
  • At least 1 in 12 women are stalked at least once in their lifetime.
  • Almost 1 in 5 prenatal and neonatal deaths could be prevented if the domestic violence was eliminated.
  • Females who are 20-24 years of age are at the greatest risk of nonfatal intimate partner violence.
  • Boys who witness domestic violence are twice as likely to abuse their own partners and children when they become adults.
  • Girls who are abused as children are likely to become victims of abuse as adults.
  • Almost 1/3 of female homicide victims that are reported in police records were killed by an intimate partner.
  • In 70-80% of intimate partner homicides, no matter which partner was killed, the man physically abused the woman before the murder.
  • In the United States 1.3 women are forcibly raped every minute.
  • Witnessing violence between one's parents is the strongest risk factor of transmitting violent behavior from one generatiom to the next.
  • Most cases of domestic violence are never reported to the police.

The consequences of domestic violence can cross generations and truly last a lifetime.


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