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Domestic Violence

Facts

  • CCS operates the 24-hour bilingual crisis hotline 1-888-385-4657
  • About 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men in the U.S. have been the victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime
  • The most dangerous and potentially lethal time for a woman in an abusive relationship is when she tries to leave. Safety planning is crucial.
  • For a majority of women who are abused, the abuse continues during pregnancy.
  • More than 1 in 3 women and more than 1 in 4 men in the U.S. have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
  • Research shows that more men than women chose not to report their physical assault because they believed it to be a one-time incident.
  • CCS is one of the few domestic violence shelters in California to serve men and transgender people.
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