1. At least 750,000 children a year witness domestic violence.
  2. It is important not to underestimate the impact of domestic violence on children. 90% of children are in the next room when the violence is going on. Even if they do not directly witness the violence, they can still be affected.
  3. In over 50% of known domestic violence cases, children were also directly abused – NSPCC (1997)
  4. 70% of children living in UK refuges have been abused by their father.