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Family Violence Director, Travis Co. Justice Planning
Women are killed every day in
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in the United States. U.S. Department of Justice,
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1 in 4
Women will experience
domestic violence in their
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Children in the U.S. on average
are exposed to domestic
violence every year.
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Paid work days per year are lost
by women due to domestic
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domestic violence cases
involve financial abuse.
National Network to End Domestic Violence.
Homicide is the
leading cause of death
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