Northwest Ohio

Domestic Violence Facts

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A woman is battered every 15 second in the United States.

95% of domestic violence victims are women.

Women are more likely to be assaulted, injured, raped or killed by a male partner or former partner than by any other assailant.

Battering causes more injuries to women than rape, muggings, and auto accidents combined.

Domestic violence crosses all boundaries, happening to women of all races, income levels, sexual orientations and ages.

Businesses lose millions of dollars a year from absenteeism resulting from domestic violence.

No woman deserves to be abused or wants to be abused.

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YWCA Battered Women's Shelter Crisis Line (419) 241-7386