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Domestic abuse facts

Did you know?

  • One in four women will experience domestic abuse at some stage in their lives.
  • Domestic abuse can affect any woman regardless of race, class, age, religion, sexuality, ability, income, lifestyle or where she lives.
  • 88% of crimes and offences of domestic abuse and 95% of crimes of indecency (mostly sexual assault) are committed by men against women.
  • Domestic abuse is not about anger, it’s about power and control over another person