How many homicide victims are murdered by an intimate partner each year?
Intimate partner homicide statistics are available in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s annual C...
Last Updated: September 27, 2019
How do I obtain an order of protection?
To obtain an order of protection, contact your local district attorney or prosecutor's office. A res...
Last Updated: December 28, 2015
Who is considered a mandatory reporter of child abuse, including child sexual abuse/exploitation?
Individuals typically designated as mandatory reporters of child abuse, including child sexual abuse...
Last Updated: July 16, 2019
Who can I contact to help me develop a safety plan?
If you believe that you are in danger, we strongly urge you to call your local police department’s e...
Last Updated: May 13, 2019
Is there a national database for people that have been served an order of protection?
While there is a national database that captures every issued order of protection, it is only availa...
Last Updated: August 9, 2017
Where can I find research on violence against women?
Information about research conducted on violence against women is available in the Violence and Vict...
Last Updated: August 31, 2016
What are the effects on children who have witnessed domestic violence?
The following resources capture information on children's exposure to violence and its impact:
Compendium of Research on Children Exposed To Violence (CEV) 2010-2015
Children's Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: An Update
National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence Series
Last Updated: December 13, 2019
Where can I locate statistics on child abuse and neglect in the United States?
Statistics on child abuse and neglect are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' ...
Last Updated: April 18, 2017
Who can I talk to about an abusive relationship?
Advocates with the 24 hour-a-day National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) are available for victims...
Last Updated: April 21, 2016
When does quarreling between siblings become sibling abuse?
Information on sibling abuse is available from the Sibling Abuse Survivors' Information and Advocacy...
Last Updated: January 20, 2017