1. Both women, men and children can be domestic violence victims.
Three Things You Should Know … Domestic Violence
Nearly 20 people per minute are abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. Here are three things you should know.
1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have faced severe physical violence. Approximately 1 in 4 children have experienced abuse/neglect and 1 in 3 adolescent girls have been a victim of physical and verbal abuse from a dating partner at some point in their lives. In the U.S., 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner, which equates to 10 million women and men each year.
2. Immigrant victims face compounding barriers.