It’s National Domestic Violence Awareness month and I want to bring awareness and facts to all my readers all month. Domestic Violence Month is derived from “A Day of Unity” first observed in 1981, by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence . In October 1987, the first domestic violence month was observed. During that same year, the first national domestic hotline was also started.
Today we will focus on what is domestic violence and the different types. On average, 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. It’s important to know the types because often, a person can be in bad relationship and may not even notice because they are brainwashed, and they think it’s the norm.
The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are victims of physical violence by a partner every year.
What is Domestic…
View original post 495 more words