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1 out of 3 women and girls world-wide have been a victim of violence or sexual abuse. We have the power to change this! #IWD pic.twitter.com/r9M4ShlUjf Read more: 4 killer facts why Oxfam is supporting International Women's Day oxf.am/w6C #IWD2014
Oct. is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 9 women/week are shot dead by an intimate partner. Nearly 6x more women were shot by intimate partners than murdered by male strangers. A woman's chances of being killed by her abuser increase more than 7x w/gun access. Women in states w/ higher gun ownership were 4.9x more likely to be murdered by a gun. Gun ownership is linked to higher risks of homicide, suicide, & accidental gun death. momsdemandaction....