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Abuse Facts

What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is quote: “Intentional harm against another person, occurring between two people who are having or have had an intimate relationship.”

There are four main types of abuse: Physical, Emotional, Psychological and Sexual.

The Stats

  • 40% of women murdered are killed by their husbands or “lovers”.
  • 50% of all injuries presented by women in emergency rooms are the result of abuse.
  • 21% of all women who use emergency surgical services are battered.
  • 75% of abusers experienced or witnessed abuse while they were growing up.
  • Domestic violence exists equally in every socioeconomic group, regardless of race or culture.