Statistics dating violence 2016
On September 14, 2016, 67 out of 86 identified domestic violence programs in North Carolina participated in the National Census of Domestic Violence Services. See the most recent statistical data for domestic violence and sexual assault services utilized in NC in the NC Council for Women 2015-2016 report.
Visit the NC Council for Women website for data from prior years and further details on its reports.
(Just 25% of "physical assaults perpetrated against women are reported to the police annually," the National Violence Against Women Survey reveals).
"I've seen women go a week with a serious injury before getting help," shares the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence's Deborah Tucker. Many fear triggering an attacker's anger or having a plan to flee foiled.
"They want to label it a lot of times as a sort of 'low-life' problem: 'It must be people who are uneducated and disadvantaged,' which is just a way to distance yourself and feel like that won't happen to people in your class, in your neighborhood. But it's everywhere and that's really hard to accept." Women between 25 and 34 are reportedly the most vulnerable to partner violence.
And while 85% of domestic abuse victims are women, the U. Department of Justice's 2000 National Violence Against Women Survey's findings suggest that women's experiences are hardly equal: "Lesbian couples experience less intimate partner violence than do heterosexual couples." And on the flip side, men who endure domestic abuse living with male intimate partners are the victimized male group.
It is thus with great pleasure that we present their years of hard work and research excellence: finds that a significant majority of corporate executives and their employees from the nation's largest companies recognize the harmful and extensive impact of domestic violence in the workplace, yet only 13% of corporate executives think their companies should address the problem.
So they may escape — but with no income and no financial resources.
Then there's the where-to-go problem: The third leading cause of homelessness among families is domestic violence, according to the National Coalition for the Homelessnesss.
Domestic violence is, in many ways, a quiet epidemic.
Though in plain sight, victims are often invisible, fearfully denying their situation and hiding behind the facade of a happy home. Every nine seconds, a woman in America is assaulted or beaten, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.