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New research from Allstate Foundation Purple Purse

See the staggering gap between public concern and action on domestic violence.

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Domestic violence research helps make a difference.

To help those affected by domestic violence, we must first understand it. Allstate Foundation Purple Purse supports those who have experienced abuse with extensive and impactful research.

Curating key findings from across the country

We're constantly curating data from nationwide studies to help us learn more about abuse. Here's what we've learned.

3
women

each day die from domestic violence injuries

3M
children

witness domestic violence each year

No. 1

cause of family homelessness

Conducting research of our own

In 2014, Allstate Foundation commissioned the Silent Weapon: Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse survey to look at everything from public perceptions of abuse to those who've experienced it themselves. See what we found.

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66%

believe domestic violence is a serious issue for the US

78%

are unaware financial abuse is a form of domestic violence

97%

think financial abuse is unlikely to be recognized by an outsider

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