9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten.
■Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.
■Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend threatened violence or self-harm
if presented with a breakup
■Everyday in the US, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends.