How many domestic violence victims are there?
3-4 million women each year in the US
Domestic violence represents a real problem these days all over the world. Unfortunately, statistics do not look too good. Keep in mind that 3-4 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year. All these women in the United States are beaten in their homes each year by their husbands, ex-husbands, or male lovers. Moreover, one woman is beaten by her husband or partner every 15 seconds in the United States. Not too many people know there are 1,500 shelters for battered women in the United States.