You don’t have to be a math expert to understand these numbers relating to violence against women. You simply have to be willing to recognize that each statistic represents a woman, child, or family — a life — torn apart by violence and abuse.“Violence against women and girls continues unabated in every continent, country and culture.It’s time to end this outrage and create a society where our mothers, sisters, aunts, nieces, daughters and partners are valued, safe, and empowered.Violence against women is the most pervasive yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world.Children are also affected by domestic violence, even if they are not abused or do not witness it directly. Department of Justice, women are 90-95 percent more likely to be victims of domestic violence than are men.The majority of victims of domestic violence are women, although men can also be victimized. Those men who are victimized include both men who experience intimate partner violence in gay relationships and men who are battered by a female partner.
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