- 1 in 4 women has experienced domestic violence in her lifetime.
- Nearly 3 out of 4 Americans personally know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence.
- On average, more than three women and one man are murdered by their intimate partners in this country every day.
In the U.S., you can learn more and donate to RAINN and like them on Facebook. In the U.K., you can learn more and donate to Women's Aid and like them on Facebook.
In the U.S., you can call the RAINN National sexual assault hotline: 1.800.656.4673
Lastly, if you want to help bring more awareness to this, you could share this. It's your call, though.
ORIGINAL: By Keira Knightley for Women's Aid @ http://www.womensaid.org.uk/ . To find out more about the seriousness of domestic violence, click here: http://www.womensaid.org.uk/