IPV, or Intimate Partner Violence affects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men. Even higher rates of IPV are true for certain populations of people. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Organization for Women report that LGBT people and women of color experience higher rates of intimate partner violence, yet those cases are underreported and the people involved do not receive supportive services. Over half of women living with HIV have experienced intimate partner violence.
This month, the Lutheran Settlement House is putting on a rally titled “Men Can Prevent Violence“
October 16, 2019
11:00am – 1:00pm
Thomas Paine Plaza
Learn how to get involved, hear inspiring stories of men’s work to end DV, and enjoy snacks, resources, and entertainment.
The Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-866-723-3014
It is 24-hour, free, confidential, and anonymous
For more information the CDC and The Office of Justice have some reports: