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Frequently Asked Questions on Domestic Abuse and Violence

What is domestic abuse? The National Coalition Against Domestic violence describes domestic abuse as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault and/or other abusive behavior perpetrated by one intimate partner against another.” Domestic abuse is often characterized by physical abuse, accompanied by emotional abuse, dominance and controlling behavior

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Press Kit Introduction

Domestic Abuse and Violence Domestic abuse and violence has been on the rise since the beginning of time.  Increasingly, in the 20th and 21st centuries advocates have spoken out on behalf of domestic abuse victims.  Laws have also been enacted to protect victims, but domestic abuse and violence are still under-represented in legislation and enforcement […]

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Fact Sheet on Domestic Violence

•  One in four women will fall victim to domestic violence at some point in her life. •  One in five men will become a domestic violence victim at some time in his life. •  85 percent of domestic violence victims are women. An estimated 1.3 million American women are victimized each year. •  A […]

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