The power of a lipstick, healing victims of domestic and dating violence

Statistics

Domestic abuse/violence and dating abuse/violence can be physical, emotional, psychological, and/or sexual. They can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, economic level, education level, religion, or gender.

The following are startling and alarming statistics on domestic abuse/violence and dating abuse/violence in the United States:

  • Every 9 seconds a woman in the U.S. is assaulted or beaten.
  • 1 in 3 women has been physically abused by an intimate partner.
  • 1 in 4 women aged 18 and older will suffer from domestic violence in their lifetime.
  • Domestic violence is most common among women between the ages of 18-24.
  • 1 in 5 women is a victim of sexual assault during college.
  • 57% of teens know someone who has been physical, sexually, or verbally abusive in a dating relationship.

Sources: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence; The National Domestic Violence Hotline; Domestic Violence Statistics

The power of a lipstick, healing victims of domestic and dating violence.

“The simple act of applying a little lipstick can help a survivor of domestic violence face the world with just a little more confidence and optimism. Your kindness is appreciated more than you know.”

The Bernard House Shelter

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

   

Contact

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P.O. Box 915666
Longwood, FL 32791

(407) 786-7747

Sheryl@FindYourFabulosity.org