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Fact Sheet: The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

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Published Date
September, 2004

This fact sheet lists statistics that reflect the most recent research concerning the effects of domestic violence on children. As attention is focused on victims of domestic violence it is critical to understand the plight of some of its youngest victims: children. 8.8 million children in the U.S. witness domestic violence in the home each year.

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