1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year, and 90% of these children are eyewitnesses to this violence1

On average nearly

20 people
per minute

are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States1

Dallas County District Attorney's Office screened  4,115 victims for protective orders in 2020, up from 3,057 in 2019

In 2020, the City of Dallas reported 15,712 domestic violence related offenses and 35 intimate partner and family violence deaths in Dallas County2

of Texas Women have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime3

In 2020,


Texans were killed due to intimate partner violence3

Nationally, 1 in 4 women

and 1 in 7 men

aged 18 and older have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime4

1. National Coalition Against Domestic  2. Dallas Police Department Family Violence Unit Crime Report  3. Texas Council on Family Violence  4. The National Domestic Violence Hotline

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