The Problems

1 and 3 women and 1 and 4 men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime.

WOMEN

report being fearful 72%
were concerned for their safety 62%
missed at least one day of work or schoo 28%

MEN

report being fearful 18%
were concerned for their safety 16%
missed at least one day of work or schoo 14%

of all homeless women and children in the U.S. are fleeing from domestic violence.

of pet-owning women entering domestic violence shelters report that their abuser threatened, harmed, or killed a family pet.

of homeless women have experienced domestic violence in their adult lives.

Financial abuse is experienced in over 98% abusive relationships.

1 in 3 children who witnessed domestic violence reported being physically abused themselves.

Boys who witness partner violence are TWICE AS LIKELY to abuse their own partners and children when they become adults.

Children who witnessed partner violence were found to show more anxiety, depression, anger, and temperament problems.