Domestic Violence Facts:
Every three days in Pennsylvania, a woman or child is killed in a domestic violence-related homicide.
A woman is battered every 15 seconds in the United States.
At least 25 percent of domestic violence victims are pregnant when battered.
Domestic violence is the leading cause of serious injury to American women, more common than mugging and car crashes combined.
Women are more likely to be murdered when attempting to report abuse or trying to leave an abusive relationship.
More than one in three Americans have witnessed an incident of domestic violence.
Approximately 3.3 million children witness violence toward their mothers each year.
Nearly half - 48 percent - of all incidents of domestic violence against women discovered in the National Crime Victimization Survey were not reported to the police.