How many homicide victims are murdered by an intimate partner each year?
Intimate partner homicide statistics are available from the Homicide Trends in the United States sec...
Last Updated: August 26, 2015
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 the impact it may...
Last Updated: October 26, 2017
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