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1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence
during her lifetime.
In 2001 20% of violent crime against women was intimate partner violence, compared to 3% against men.
In 2001, there were 691,710 nonfatal incidents of violence committed by the current
or former spouses, boyfriends or girlfriends of the victims.
From 1992-2000 54% of intimate partner violence was reported to the police.
Only 24% of rape or sexual
assault was reported.
Young women age 16-24 experience the highest rate of
domestic violence-16 per 1000 persons.
Marital rape accounts for 25% of all rapes, affecting over 75,000 women each year.
In 2000 1247 women and 440 men were killed by an intimate partner. The costs of intimate partner
violence annually exceed $5.8 billion