Domestic Violence and the Church

(MOUNT ZION COMMUNITY CHURCH)

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Affected by domestic violence:
1 in 3 women
1 in 4 men

According to the PSNI report the level of domestic abuse crimes and incidents recorded in 2014/15 is the highest level recorded since 2004/05 when statistics collation, in its current format, was introduced.
28,287 incidents with a domestic motivation were reported to the PSNI.
The PSNI responded to a domestic incident every 19 minutes of every day.
13,426 domestic abuse crimes were reported (approx 13% of the overall crime in Northern Ireland).
6 murders had a domestic abuse motivation (representing 37.5% of all murders in Northern Ireland).
There were over two and a half times as many domestic abuse crimes (13,426) as drug offences (5,048).
There were more domestic abuse crimes (13,426) than burglary offences (8,937).

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