Quick Facts

  • 1 in 3

    Today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese.

  • 81% of women

    who experience rape, stalking or physical violence by an intimate partner report health impacts such as PTSD symptoms and injury.

  • 1 in 4 women

    is the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime.

  • An image of a large group of people and text that reads 12 million women and men

    are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States every year.

  • 95% of survivors

    report being more hopeful about the future after seeking and receiving help from a domestic violence program.

  • Doctor shining light in patient's eyes
    47 Million

    Women with access to new prevention-related services without paying more

    Eight new services are available under the health care law, explains HHS Secretary Sebelius in her recent blog.  See all 22 covered services for women

  • Father lecturing teen boy with mother in background
    9%

    Of young men between ages 12 and 16 in 1996 became fathers before turning 20

    According to new estimates from the Child Trends Research Brief, which presents some information about characteristics of teen fathers at the birth of their first child.

  • Children in Child Care

    number of children under age 5 in some type of child care setting every week

  • about 44% of girls and 27% of boys

    ages 15-19, have spoken with their parents about both abstinence and birth control.

    About 65% of girls and 53% of boys received formal sex education on both topics, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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