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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Animal Cruelty/Human Violence

General Material
Published Date
January, 1999

This fact sheet offers statistics from several research studies investigating the connection between animal cruelty and human violence, domestic violence, and child abuse. Includes a statistics from studies demonstrating that 20-50% of domestic violence victims delayed leaving an abusive relationship out of fear that their pet would be harmed. Also cites a study finding that children witnessed animal abuse in more than 60% of domestic violence cases surveyed.

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Animal Cruelty/Human Violence 98 KB