Infographic: More U.S. Women Killed by Husbands and Boyfriends than by Military Combat


There is quite a bit news these days about the Republican's 'war on women,' which includes tightening abortion guidelines and birth control access.

But when it comes down to lives lost, women are most often victimized by boyfriends and husbands, according to this infographic by the National Domestic Violence Hotline, which was published on

According to stats from the FBI, women are more likely to be killed by their male partner in the U.S. than in terrorist attacks or the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, combined. The chart does not include the number of women who are also assaulted by loved ones.


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