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Do·mes·tic vi·o·lence

1. Violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the
violent abuse of a spouse or partner.

by: Leona Kittrell
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The Signs
Does your partner,
❖Embarrass you with put downs?
❖Control what you do, who you talk to, or where
you go?

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Signs That Someone
You Know is Getting

❖Bruises or injuries that look like they came from
choking, punching, or being thrown down.

❖Black eyes, red or purple marks at the neck, and
sprained wrists are common injuries in violent

❖Attempt to hide bruises.

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National Statistics
❖Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a women is
assaulted or beaten.

❖1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims

of (some form of) physical violence by an intimate
partner in their lifetime.

❖There are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to
a domestic violence hotline

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Teen Statistics
❖On average, 24 people per minute are victims of

rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate
partner in the United States.

❖In a nationwide survey, 9.4% of high school

students report being hit, slapped, or physically
hurt on purpose by their boyfriend or girlfriend

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❖To raise awareness October is the national
domestic violence awareness month.

❖By wearing purple it represents domestic violence
and shows you support on ending the violence.

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No More
What is NO MORE?
NO MORE is a unifying symbol and campaign to raise public awareness and
engage bystanders around ending domestic violence and sexual assault.
Launched in March 2013 by a coalition of leading advocacy groups, service
providers, the U.S. Department of Justice and major corporations, NO MORE is
supported by hundreds of national and local groups and by thousands of
individuals, organizations, universities, and communities who are using its
signature blue symbol to increase visibility for domestic violence and sexual

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❖ Everyone can play an active role in stopping

domestic violence and sexual assault before it
occurs by becoming an engaged bystander and
helping to establish an environment where healthy
and positive relationships are based on respect,
safety, and equality.

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No More


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❖12.7 million people are physically abused, raped
or stalked by their partners in one year.

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Did you know?

❖ That’s 24 people every minute.

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❖ Call

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) / chat online with hotline advocate /

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"Domestic Violence." No More. The No More Project, 8 Aug. 2015. Web. 27 Oct. 2015.

"NO MORE PSA CAMPAIGN "EXCUSES" :30." YouTube. YouTube, 23 Sept. 2013. Web. 23 Oct. 2015.

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