Domestic Violence and African-Americans by the Numbers

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  • Black Men Are Victims, Too
  • Break-Ups to Make-Up
  • Outer Wounds
  • Domestic Violence Affects Mental Health
  • Death by Spouse or Partner
  • Signs of Abuse
  • Getting Help
  • Domestic Violence and African-Americans
  • Black Women Have the Greatest Risk
  • Teens and Domestic Violence

Outer Wounds

Approximately 40-50 percent of female victims are physically injured when assaulted by their intimate partner, accounting for over 200,000 visits to the hospital emergency room each year, according to the Feminist Majority Foundation.

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