Who are the Victims of Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. Domestic violence can result in physical injury, psychological trauma, and in severe cases, even death. The devastating physical, emotional, and psychological consequences of domestic violence can cross generations and last a lifetime.
Domestic Violence Facts·
More than 10 million Americans are victims of physical violence annually.
20 people are victims of physical violence every minute in the United States.
1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men is a victim of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner during their lifetimes.