1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year, and 90% of these children are eyewitnesses to this violence3

On averageac neaaarly

20 people
per minute

are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States3

In 2016, 172,573 hotline calls were answered in the state of Texas.

That averages around 473 calls each day in Texas alone1

In 2017, the City of Dallas reported 15,566 domestic violence related offenses, 146 murders, 211 violated protection orders and 7,146 arrests

of Texas Women have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime1

In 2016,

146

Texas women were killed due to intimate partner violence1

Nationally, 1 in 4 women

and 1 in 7 men

aged 18 and older have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime4

1. Texas Council on Family Violence 2. The National Domestic Violence Hotline 3. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 4. The National Domestic Violence Hotline


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