Statistics on Relationship Abuse

Statistics on Relationship Abuse

One Love is working to change the statistics around
relationship abuse one conversation at a time.

Over 1 in 3 women,
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Over 1 in 4 men,
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Over 1 in 2 trans or non-binary people,
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will be in an abusive relationship 1

Girls and young women between the ages of 16-24 experience intimate partner violence at a rate that is almost triple the national average 2
Only 33% of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse 3
One Love’s Impact

Workshop Participation

Nearly 24,000 volunteers have been trained to facilitate educational workshops

More than 1,100,000 people have been reached in-person through a One Love educational workshop

Post-workshop Outcomes

88% of participants said they felt they understood the importance of
having a plan to safely leave an an unhealthy relationship4

90% of students understand the resources available
to them if they or someone in their friend circle is
in an abusive relationship4

96% of participants said they
would recommend One Love
workshops to a friend4

  1. Smith, S.G., Chen, J., Basile, K.C., Gilbert, L.K., Merrick, M.T., Patel, N., Walling, M., & Jain, A. (2017). The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010-2012 State Report. Atlanta, GA:
  2. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Released in April 2017
  3. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice and Statistics, Intimate Partner Violence in the United States, 1993-2004. Dec. 2006.
  4. Based on a One Love survey of 4,700 participants during the 2019-2020 school year.