Statistics about Domestic Violence
- 95% of Domestic Violence victims are female
- 95 – 98% of the Perpetrators are male
- Every day, 4 women are murdered at the hands of an intimate partner
- Battering is the single largest cause of major injury to women
Dating Violence consists of verbal, emotional, psychological, physical and/or sexual abuse of one person by another in a dating relationship.
Be cautious of guys who seem intrusive, controlling, possessive, and/or fall in love too fast. Remember, jealousy is not a sign of love.
SAFETY ALERT: If you are in danger please use a safer computer or call 911,your local hotline, or the national domestic violence hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or TTY 1-800-787-3224.
You can find out more about Internet Safety HERE.