About 25% of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals are victims of intimate partner abuse, just as often as are heterosexual women.
About 1,300 deaths were attributed to domestic abuse as of 2003. Reducing violence using community-based advocacy for women with abusive partners.
The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women is a comprehensive and easily accessible online collection of full-text, searchable materials and resources on domestic violence, sexual violence and related issues.
Womens provides easy-to-understand legal information to women living with or escaping domestic violence.
Anxiety can be described as the response to a future or possible threat.
The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund was created by her parents.
Media reporting of celebrities' domestic abuse victimization demonstrates that even the most accomplished individuals can be involved in this problem. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Violence Against Women Office.
The statistics about those who are affected by intimate partner violence are staggering; domestic abuse affects 3%-5% of current adult relationships in the United States, including more than 2 million women. "Physical dating violence among high school students-United States, 2003." Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 55(10), 532-535, May 2006.
Despite the myth that violence against men does not occur is a myth; 800,000 men are victims of intimate partner abuse. "Intimate partner violence: an overview." August 2006.
Nearly one-third of women can expect to be the victim of intimate partner violence sometime in their lifetime.