1. Both women, men and children can be domestic violence victims.
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.