by: Tiffany Hobbs
Posted: Jul 24, 2023 / 06:02 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 24, 2023 / 06:51 PM EDT
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Studies show that the summer months see an increase in domestic violence.
Summertime brings a range of factors that can contribute to a rise in domestic abuse- such as children being out of school, a change in access to resources like food and, even, higher temperatures.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner.
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