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Reauthorize law that helped female victims of violence

By Jason Mallonee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 21, 2012

~~<p>In the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds. Twenty-five percent of all women will have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime. One in six women has been sexually assaulted, and one out of 12 has been stalked.</p>
<p>In Hawaii in 2009 alone there were 5,985 instances of abuse of a family or household member, 3,207 cases of domestic violence, and 385 forcible rapes.</p>
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In the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds. Twenty-five percent of all women will have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime. One in six women has been sexually assaulted, and one out of 12 has been stalked.

In Hawaii in 2009 alone there were 5,985 instances of abuse of a family or household member, 3,207 cases of domestic violence, and 385 forcible rapes. Login for more...



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