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Pearland Town Center

11200 Broadway street

Pearland, TX 77584

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October is Domestic Awareness Month. Come out to the Pearland Town Center on October 1st to not only shop small local businesses but to also help by donating for a great cause! Bring personal care items for donations and receive a receipt for your donation. Take the receipt to any of the booths at the event for a special offer!

WHAT IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE? Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, threats, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN TEXAS

- In 2013, there were 76,704 reported victims of abuse by current or former spouses. Many others went unreported. This statistic excludes reported abuse between non-married intimate partners.

- In 2014, Texas domestic violence hotlines answered 185,373 calls.

- In 2012, 114 Texan women were killed by intimate partners, more than 10% of the national totaliv .

- 75% of Texas 16-24-year-olds have either experienced dating violence or know another young person who has.

- In 2013, 31% of victims/survivors of domestic violence requesting shelter were turned away due lack of resources.

DID YOU KNOW?

- 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner.

- On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls, an average of close to 15 calls every minute.

- Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime.

- The presence of a gun in the home during a domestic violence incident increases the risk of homicide by at least 500%.

- 72% of all murder-suicides involved an intimate partner; 94% of the victims of these crimes are female.

https://www.ncadv.org/files/Texas.pdf

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Contact Roc Tresor Events at 346-773-6825 or 832-723-9522

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