Domestic violence cuts across all social, economical, and political strata. In the United States a woman is beaten every fifteen seconds in her own home. In 1988, 1075 women were murdered by their spouses
Dubin, Danielle R.
"A Woman's Cry For Help: Why The United States Should Apply Germany's Model Of Self-Defense For The Battered Woman,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 2
, Article 11.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol2/iss1/11