Violence Statistics 11.13 - • Every 15-18 seconds a woman...

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Phone numbers for help National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233) Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (Dane County): 251-4445 Statistics 1/3 women will experience abuse in their lifetime 70% of violence against strangers = violence against men 77% of violence against known individuals = violence against women
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Unformatted text preview: • Every 15-18 seconds, a woman in the US is battered • 30% of women who are murdered in the US are killed by husbands, boyfriends, or ex-partners • Battering accounts for ¼ women’s suicide attempts • Nearly ½ of injuries presented by women in ERs are due to battering...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course WOMENS STU 104 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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