Facts about Intimate Partner Violence

  • On average there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed daily to domestic violence hotlines nationwide.
  • Every 9 seconds in the U.S., a woman is assaulted or beaten.
  • 19% of domestic violence involves a weapon.
  • Only 34% of people who are injured by intimate partners receive medical care for their injuries.
  • 1 in 7 women and 1 in 18 men have been stalked by an intimate partner during their lifetime to the point in which they felt very fearful or believed that they or someone close to them would be harmed or killed.4