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(The below information was gathered from various resources and based on national data for the U.S.)

  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced a form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime
  • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men ages 18 and older have been the victim of severe intimate partner violence within their lifetime
  • Females ages 18-24 and 25-34 generally experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence
  • On average, there are at least 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence emergency hotlines every day
  • Every 9 seconds a woman is beaten
  • At least 20 people per minute are victims of physical abuse, rape or stalking by an intimate partner. This totals over 10 million women and men per year
  • The presence of a gun in the home increases the chance of homicide by 500%
  • Almost 8% of men who reported domestic violence have been shot or shot at, stabbed or hit with a weapon
  • Children who grow up in violent homes are physically abused or drastically neglected at a rate of about 1500% higher than the national average
  • Children of domestic violence are 3x more likely to repeat the cycle and become either an abuser or a victim themselves within their adult life
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