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Everyday in the US, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends.

Contributed by Akiel Hunte

Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend threatened violence or self-harm if presented with a breakup.

Contributed by Akiel Hunte

Studies suggest that up to 10 million children witness some form of domestic violence annually.

Contributed by Akiel Hunte

Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.

Contributed by Akiel Hunte

Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family.

Contributed by Akiel Hunte

Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten.

Contributed by Akiel Hunte

1−800−799−SAFE(7233) or TTY 1−800−787−3224.

Contributed by Empriś Durden

Donate a cellphone, money, or an automobile to help in the fight against domestic violence.

Contributed by Empriś Durden

TEDTalk on why domestic violence victims do not leave.

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"If the numbers we see in domestic violence were applied to terrorism or gang violence, the entire country would be up in arms, and it would be the lead story on the news every night." --Mark Green

Contributed by Empriś Durden