IN THE TIME IT WILL TAKE YOU TO READ THE INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE DOMESTIC PARTNERS WILL BE DOCUMENTED: 7 WOMEN BEING BEATEN; 9 WILL BE KILLED; 50 WILL BE VERBALLY & SEXUALLY ABUSED.
What do these 3 women have in common? All 3 are victims of Domestic Violence.
- On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.1
- 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime.1
- 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.1
- 1 in 7 women and 1 in 18 men have been stalked by an intimate partner during their lifetime to the point in which they felt very fearful or believed that they or someone close to them would be harmed or killed.1