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Signs of Domestic Violence/
Sígnales de la Violencia Domestica
Does your partner ever... Tu pareja alguna vez...
• Accuse you of cheating and being disloyal? ¿Te acusa de engañarla y serle infiel?
• Make you feel worthless? ¿Te hace sentir que no vales nada?
• Hurt you by hitting, choking or kicking you? ¿Te lastima golpeándote, estrangulándote o pateándote?
• Intimidate and threaten to hurt you or someone you love?¿Te intimida y amenaza con lastimarte a ti o a algiuen que quieres?
• Threaten to hurt themselves if they don’t get what they want? ¿Te amenaza con hacerce daño si no consigue lo que quiere?
• Try to control what you do and who you see? ¿Trata de controlar lo que haces y a quién ves?
• Isolate you? ¿Te aísla?
• Pressure or force you into unwanted sex? ¿Te presiona o te obliga a tener sexo sin que lo desees?
• Control your access to money? ¿Controla a tu acceso al dinero?
• Stalk you, including calling you constantly or following you? ¿Te acosa, incluso llamándote constantemente por teléfono o siguiédote?
If you or somebody you know is being affected by domestic violence or sexual assault, find help.
Si usted o alguien que usted conoce, ha sido afectada por la violencia domestica o asalto sexual, busque ayuda!
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Domestic Violence Facts
• Domestic/dating violence is a pattern of controlling behaviors that one partner uses to get power over the other. Including: physical violence or threat of physical violence to get control, emotional or mental abuse and sexual abuse.
• 85% of domestic violence victims are women.
• 1/4 of women worldwide will experience domestic/dating violence in their lifetime.
• Women between the ages of 20 to 24 are at greatest risk of becoming victims of domestic violence.
• Domestic violence is most likely to take place between 6 pm and 6 am.
• The costs of domestic violence amount to more than $37 billion a year in law enforcement involvement, legal work, medical and mental health treatment, and lost productivity at companies.
• As many as 324,000 women each year experience intimate partner violence during their pregnancy.
• Boys who witness domestic violence are 2 times as likely to abuse their own partners and children when they become adults.
• Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women – more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.
• 1/2 of all homeless women and children in the U.S. are fleeing from domestic violence.
• Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten.
• In 60% to 80% of intimate partner homicides, no matter which partner was killed, the man physically abused the woman before the murder.
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