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Crisis Statistics
  • Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted.
  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner
  • Domestic victimization is correlated with a higher rate of depression and suicidal behavior
  • 1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year, and 90% of these children are eyewitnesses to this violence
  • Nearly 1.5 million high school students in the United States are physically abused by dating partners every year
Domestic Violence
Crisis Statistics
  • Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted.
  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner
  • Domestic victimization is correlated with a higher...
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Crisis Statistics
  • 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States has been raped in their lifetime
  • Nearly 20.9% of female high school students and 13.4% of male high school students report being physically or sexually abused by a dating partner
  • In 8 out of 10 cases of rape, the victim knew the person who sexually assaulted them
  • One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years’ old
  • Rape is the most under-reported crime; 63% of sexual assaults are not reported to police and Only 12% of child sexual abuse is reported to the authorities
Sexual Assault
Crisis Statistics
  • 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States has been raped in their lifetime
  • Nearly 20.9% of female high school students and 13.4% of male high school students report being physically...
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