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domestic violence

Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family.


Men who as children witnessed their parents’ domestic violence were twice as likely to abuse their own wives than sons of nonviolent parents.


Everyday in the US, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends.


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Taken on December 28, 2011