Four Stats on Domestic Violence* & Five Organizations That Help

07-16-2015 9:13 AM

1 in 4 women will know domestic violence in her lifetime.

1 in 3 teenage girls will be physically assaulted by a boyfriend.

$5.8 billion is how much corporations lose each year because domestic violence affects employee productivity and medical bills.

Ages 15-44. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women ages 15-44 in the U.S. That's more than car accidents, muggings and rape combined.

The Mary Kay Foundation℠ is proud to partner with shelters and organizations across the country that offer help and hope to women and their children affected by domestic violence.

This month at Mary Kay Inc.'s annual Seminar for its independent sales force members, The Mary Kay Foundation℠ welcomes these organizations to talk one-on-one with Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants who visit the Foundation booth. Don't worry if you miss that opportunity. Their websites offer a wealth of information too.

*Statistics provided by the Genesis Shelter.