11 States that have Highest Domestic Violence Rates in America

Domestic Violence is a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use of violence. And even in the America, some states have alarming rate of domestic violence. In case you want to avoid such states, you should check out the article experts of Insidermonkey compiled on the 11 states that have highest domestic violence rates in America.

Domestic violence in United States is a form of violence expressed by one partner or partners against another partner or partners in the content of an intimate relationship in the U.S.. It is recognized as an important social problem by governmental and non-governmental agencies, and various Violence Against Women Acts have been passed by the US Congress in an attempt to stem this tide. Women are more likely to suffer domestic abuse in the U.S., although the issue affects many. Victimization due to violent assault in general is common in the U.S. among both sexes, with an estimated 1.9 million women and 3.2 million men physically assaulted annually, and domestic violence is a large part of that problem, with 22.1% of women and 7.4% of men having been physically assaulted by a current or former spouse, cohabiting partner, boyfriend, girlfriend or date in their lifetime. To compare this with the rest of the world, please take a look at these 11 Countries with the Highest Rates of Domestic Violence in the World as well.

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