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Domestic Violence Unmasked: Domestic violence is...

"End victim blaming! Take responsibility for your actions now!!!"

Abusers are in control of their own actions and are the only ones responsible for the abuse.

Domestic Violence Unmasked: Domestic violence is...

"Domestic violence is not just a women's issue, many men are silent victims."

Nearly 1 in 7 men who ever experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner, first experienced some form of intimate partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age.

-The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

Domestic Violence Unmasked: Domestic violence is...

"Domestic violence is not just a women's issue... it's a family, community, and national issue."

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans.

-The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Domestic Violence Unmasked: Domestic violence is...

"Domestic violence is not just a women's issue... it affects the entire family, particularly our children!"

Children who are exposed to domestic violence, especially repeated incidents of violence, are at risk for many difficulties, both immediately and in the future. These include problems with sleeping, eating and other basic bodily functions; depression, aggressiveness; difficulties with family and peer relationships; and problems with attention, concentration and school performance.

The National Center for Children Exposed to Violence 

Domestic Violence Unmasked: Survivor Solidarity

"One voice or one person can't battle this alone; domestic violence ends with this generation."