On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men (NCDAV)
The Situation is even worse in developing and emerging economies.
Domestic violence cases have increased during the covid crisis as due to lockdowns and movement restrictions, most people are staying home. one in 5 women is a victim of domestic violence.
Twenty-four percent of Asian women report having been stalked during their lifetime. Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-based Violence Report 2020
16-55 percent of Asian Women report experiencing physical and sexual violence by an intimate partner during their lifetime. Facts and stats Report,2020