Love doesn’t hurt

5 Facts about domestic violence to be aware of:

1. Domestic/dating violence is a pattern of controlling behaviors that one partner uses to get power over the other. Including: physical violence or threat of physical violence to get control, emotional or mental abuse and sexual abuse.

2. 85% of domestic violence victims are women.

3. 1/3 of American women and 1/4 of women worldwide will experience domestic/dating violence in their lifetime.

4. An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year. 1/3 of American women and 1/4 of women worldwide will experience domestic/dating violence in their lifetime.

5. Only 25% of all physical assaults perpetrated by intimate partners are reported to the police.

As reported by http://www.dosomething.org

Love doesn’t hurt.

-Brown Skin Women Team & Guest Blogger Shawnee

 

Guest Blogger Shawn-Nee of Connecticut

Guest Blogger Shawn-Nee of Connecticut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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