Berto Jongman: Domestic Violence Costs Most & Kills More Than Civil Wars

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Domestic Violence Kills More People Than Wars, Global Study Finds

Domestic violence is more costly than warfare, in terms of both lives lost and dollars spent, according to a new report that says the issue is largely overlooked.

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Phi Beta Iota: The comparison is with civil wars rather than elective wars such as the US war on Iraq that cost 2-4 trillion. The report also does not address the cost to society of predatory capitalism and US support to 42 of 44 dictators abusing their own populations.

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Research suggests that family violence is two to four times higher in the law-enforcement community than in the general population (The Atlantic, Sept 2014)

WomensShelters.org (American directory/map)