Here are a few simple things to think about if you are deciding whether to leave or to stay with a batterer.
. . . domestic violence kills ten women every day in this country.
. . . each year more women are injured by domestic violence than by rapes, muggings and auto accidents combined.
. . . in 70% of the families where the mother is abused there is also abuse of the children.
. . . one of every six pregnant women is beaten, making domestic violence a leading cause of birth defects.