NORTH AMERICA

US: More than 1 in 3 women have reportedly experienced sexual assault, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime. The same is true for 1 in 4 men.*

US: Nearly 1 in 4 women, and 1 in 7 men, said they had been hit with a fist or hard object, beaten or slammed against something by an intimate partner.*

Mexico: Over 6,000 girls, teenagers and women were murdered for gender-related reasons between 1999 and 2005.***

* (CDC, http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/15/health/violence-survey/index.html)
** SexualAssault.ca
*** National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Information Technology, 2006