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FACT: 4,774,000 women in the U.S. experience physical violence by an intimate partner every year.

Domestic violence thrives when we are silent. But if we speak up, we can end it. Below are some domestic violence facts to explain the scale and impact of this problem. is an online volunteer and activist network offering flexible action opportunities to improve the lives of women and girls.

Pledge to End
 Violence Against Women

FACT: Each year, 2 million injuries and 1,300 injuries and 1,300 deaths are caused as a result of domestic violence. Three women are murdered every day by an intimate partner.

FACT: Domestic violence has long-term effects. It can negatively impact a woman's mental health, physical healt, productivity, earning potential and overall financial security. Her children's mental well-being is also at risk of long-term damage.

The Pledge

I pledge to take action to end violence against women. To...

Learn about the facts, warning signs, and educate myself and my community.

Speak up against victim-blaming, discrimination, and violence to break the stigma.

Donate my time and funds to help survivors build a better life for themselves and their families.

Connect survivors to empowerment programs that break the cycle of violence.

Listen to survivors without judgment, affirming their trust and safety.

Encourage survivors to seek and build financial independence. 

Reassure survivors they are not alone, that we're here to help.

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