Domestic Violence Statistics
- Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.
- Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten.
- 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.
- Men who as children witnessed their parents’ domestic violence were twice as likely to abuse their own wives than sons of nonviolent parents.
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