2016 statistics on dating violence

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"White, Black and Hispanic women all incur about the same rates of violence committed by an intimate partner," according to the DVIP. The Horrific Reality- Good Housekeeping.com" data-pin-url=" data-pin-media=" data-img320=" data-img320-w = "480" data-img320-h = "640" data-cut=320 data-zoom=" src="//ghk.h-cdn.co/assets/goodhousekeeping/20180222135935/images/blank.png" data-src=" alt="domestic violence statistics abuse phone calls hotline" data-img480=" data-img480-w = "640" data-img480-h = "853" data-img640=" data-img640-w = "320" data-img640-h = "426" data-img768=" data-img768-w = "480" data-img768-h = "640" data-img980=" data-img980-w = "320" data-img980-h = "426" data-img1024=" data-img1024-w = "320" data-img1024-h = "426" nopin="nopin" /Ironically, it's the incredible pervasiveness of the violence that Deborah Tucker of the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence says keeps people in denial.

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.

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But because this is a 'private' issue, a 'family matter,' people don't talk about it." In an effort to topple that taboo, Good pulled together a slew of surprising statistics on the subject — and the data is eye-opening.

Not only are the abusers' friends and colleagues the very people victims would turn to for help, but the abuser is also trained to use a gun, which increases the risk of homicide by 500%.

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