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The latest news from SASA in Hastings.
DOMESTIC & SEXUAL VIOLENCE
BY THE NUMBERS
10 million+ Americans are victims of physical violence annually.
85% of domestic violence victims are women.
On average, more than 3 women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends every day in the U.S.
50% of men who frequently assault their wives also frequently abuse their children.
Every 2 minutes in the U.S. a person is a victim of sexual violence. That's 1,440 people per day.
20 people are victims of physical violence every minute in the U.S.
1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men is a victim of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner during their lifetimes.
Intimate partner physical abuse is not bound by age, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or nationality; it exists in all communities.
Contrary to popular belief, physical abuse is not simply a maladjusted person’s occasional expression of frustration or anger, nor is it typically an isolated incident. Physical abuse is a tool of control and oppression and is a choice made by one person in a relationship to control another.
Information from ncadv.org
of domestic violence victims are women.
of victims KNOW their attacker.
of SEXUAL violence victims are UNDER THE AGE OF 30.
OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE VICTIMS ARE CHILDREN.
of intimate partner physical violence victims are female.
of intimate partner physical violence victims are male.
Stop potential incidents before they happen, educate yourself and others, talk to and support your friends so they will also intervene.
The best way bystanders can assist in creating an empowering climate free of interpersonal violence is to diffuse the problem behaviors before they escalate.
Here are some ways you can stand up and speak out as an active bystander.
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To be a source of help, hope, safety, and inspiration to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We embrace and focus on the story of each individual with deep concern and care in order to understand, facilitate, advocate, and support.
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