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1 in 4 adolescents report experiencing verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse from a dating partner each year.
Witnessing violence between one’s parents or caretakers is the strongest risk factor of transmitting violent behavior from one generation to the next.
Studies show that 3-4 million children between the ages of 3-17 are at risk of exposure to domestic violence each year.
U.S. government statistics say that 95% of domestic violence cases involve women victims of male partners. The children of these women often witness the domestic violence.