October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month TALK. It could save

Did You Know......?
In the U.S, a woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds.
En los US, una mujer es golpeada cada 9 segundos.
In the US, more than three women are murdered by their
Intimate partners every day. En los US más de tres mujeres son
asesinadas por sus pareja cada día.
October is
Domestic Violence
Awareness Month
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more
than accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. La violencia doméstica
es una de las causas principales que eperjudican a mujeres—más que un
accidente de auto, bochorno, y violadores en combinación.
Around the world, one in three women and more than one in
4 men have suffered some kind of violence at the hands of an
intimate partner. Una de cada tres mujeres y uno de cada quatro hombres
sufren violéncia por su compañero concensual.
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(One in four gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people are
battered by a partner at some point in their lives.) Uno de cada cuarto
gays, lesbianas, bisexuales, y personas transgénero son golpeadas por su
pareja en algún momento de sus vidos.
One in five female high school students report being physically
and/or sexually abused by a dating partner. Una de cada cinco mujeres
estudiantes de escuela superior han reportado haber sido abusada fisica o
sexualmente por su compañero concensual.
Though 85% of domestic violence reported is against women,
40% of victims of severe physical domestic violence are men.
Aunque 85% de violencia doméstica contra la mujer es, el 40% de las
victimas de violencia domística son hombres.
Domestic Violence is: behavior— emotional, psychological, physical,
or sexual abuse that one person in an intimate relationship uses in
order to control the other.
Statistics provided by domesticviolencestatistics.org
Violencia doméstica es un comportamiento emocional, psiologico, fisico,o
sexual—que una persona en una relación intima usa para controlar al otro.
“You are not alone.”
Statistics provided by Jane Doe, Inc. and Battered Women’s Resources, Inc.
Tu no estás solo.
911 for emergency
Safe Link: 1-877-785-2020 (in MA only)
1-800-799-7233 (national)
or www.thehotline.org
Battered Women’s Resources:
Child at Risk Hotline: 1- 800-792-5200
Daybreak Hotline:
508-755-9030 (may call collect)
Rape Crisis Center:
Victim Legal Assistance:
Safe Plan Advocate: 978-368-0720
Legal Assistance of MA, Inc.:
Newhope: Complete program for
Domestic Violence resources:
24 hr. Hotline: 1-800-323-4673
“You are not to blame.”
Tu no eres culpable.
“You do not deserve to be
Violence is:
Tu no te mereces ser abusado.
violencia es
a learned behavior
un comportamiento aprendido
a choice
una elección
about taking control
que puedes controlar
For a Domestic Violence Survival Kit, log
on to:
The symbol for
Domestic Violence
Awareness is a purple
ribbon. You can wear
one to stimulate
conversation and
education about s
this issue.
You can find help for yourself or
someone you care about. You are
the expert about your own life.
Trust your gut. Don’t let anyone
talk you into doing something that
is not right for you.
TALK. It could save someone’s life.