Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten and everyday more than 3 women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends.
Women are more likely to be killed by an intimate partner than men.
40% of victims of severe physical domestic violence are men.
Based on reports from 10 countries, between 55 percent and 95 percent of women who had been physically abused by their partners had never contacted non-governmental organizations, shelters, or the police for help.
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.
Every year, more than 3 million children witness domestic violence in their homes.
Children who live in homes where there is domestic violence also suffer abuse or neglect at high rates (30% to 60%).
1 in every 4 women will experience domestic violence..