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Intimate Partner Violence is the LEADING CAUSE of female homicide and injury-related deaths during pregnancy.
1 in 3 women will be a victim of domestic violence in their lifetime.
Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend threatened violence or self-harm if presented with a breakup.
Domestic violence is most likely to take place between 6 pm and 6 am
Nearly 1/2 of men who abuse their female partners, also abuse their children.
1 in 3 teens experience sexual or physical abuse or threats from a boyfriend or girlfriend in one year.
The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766.
Every minute 20 people are victims of intimate partner violence.
Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence — almost triple the national average.