Family, domestic and sexual violence is a major health and welfare issue in Australia and globally. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 30% of women who have been in a relationship have experienced physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner.
of women have experienced emotional abuse by a current or former cohabiting partner
of specialist homelessness services clients have experienced family and domestic violence
of victims of intimate partner homicides are female
in Australia have been subjected to physical or sexual violence by a current or former cohabiting partner compared with 1 in 19 men
of the total burden of disease in adult women is attributed to physical/sexual violence by a cohabiting partner
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