Domestic Violence 101 Workshop

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Some statistics reported by Shelley Welch, the Sr. Manager of Community Resources, for WINGS Program, Inc.:

  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced physical violence by an intimate partner
  • 75% of domestic violence calls to law enforcement occur after separation
  • Domestic violence is the single greatest cause of injury to women
  • 8 million paid work days are lost each year by domestic violence victims
  • $5.8 billion is the cost of domestic violence each year
  • Teens are 50% more likely to be in an abusive relationship themselves if they have witnessed it in their own family