Domestic Violence Statistics
1 in 3 American Women and1 in 4 world wide women will be affected by domestic violence during their lifetime.
85% of domestic violence victims are female.
Only 25% of physical abuse from intimate partners is reported.
Every 9 seconds a women in the US is assaulted by their boyfriend, male lover or husbands.
Police report 40% - 60% of all calls they receive are domestic related.
April 9, 2012 The TraJa Act was signed into law. In the first year 101 abusers were charged with that Felony. 26 from that first year are currently behind prison walls in Wisconsin serving their sentence.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Check your area listings to find an event near you!
October 17, 2014 - "Shining The Light On Domestic Violence" - 6:30 pm Village Green in Downtown Ripon - Candlelight Walk, Speakers and Hot Apple Cider
October 20, 2014 -"Make Some Noise Against DV" - Waupaca CO CCR Team/CAP Services Waupaca, WI 5pm
October 29, 2014 - Berlin Wi "Take Back The Night" event - Berlin Middle School 5:30pm with community events and speakers with a march to CityHall/Berlin PD 7:30pm with victim remembrance event
Oragami Owl Consultant has put together a one-of-a-kind TraJa locket for the month of October. When you spend $50 or more during this month, your name will be entered into a drawing to win this Domestic Violence Awareness Locket. Nicki will also be donating 20% of proceeds back to TraJa`s Heart.
November 1 through November 30, 2014 - Consultant of Month is Thirty One - Consultant is Kari Clark www.mythirtyone.com/kariclark Consultant Kari Clark will be donating 15% of all proceeds back to TraJa`s Heart.
December 3, 2014 - Celebrating four beautiful lives - A public candlelight vigil to remember the 5-year anniversary of Tracy Lynn Judd, Deja Renee, Amber and Nevaeh`s tragic domestic violence homicide that shocked the nation. The vigil will take place at the Madison State Capitol from 5pm to 6pm on the State Street Stairs. Those who are able to attend are asked to please RSVP to email@example.com by November 30.
Those who are not able to attend are asked to light one or four candles, take a photo and post it to either TraJa`s Facebook page or TraJa`s Heart Facebook page. This candlelight vigil is a reminder of these lives and all lives lost to domestic violence and to join together in the sorrow that accrues when these tragedies happen. Lets make the 5 year anniversary of these lives the biggest memorial yet. Show your support and awareness!
January 14, 2014 - 6th Annual TraJa Event - Badger Bowl, Madison WI - $10 Cover with music by Pilot
February, 2014 - Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month - More details coming soon