1 in 3 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.
Think about that… 1 in 3. Your mother, your sister, your cousin. Someone you know right now may have experienced domestic violence.
It is definitely a real thing. Domestic Violence is real.
Every 9 seconds (about the time it will take you to read this sentence), a woman in the U.S. is assaulted or beaten. Domestic violence is a leading public health issue for both women in Central Ohio and across the country and the convict can be sent to jail for domestic violence. Franklin County police responded to 6,982 incidents of domestic violence in 2015. Click this link for reference on the subject.
I’m glad they are around and able to help whoever needs it. It is super important to the community and I hope plenty of other places have something like this as well.