Pandemic effect on domestic violence

25-33%: Increase in domestic violence cases globally in 2020

$5 million: Amount requested from the Georgia budget office to help victims’ services programs and shelters.

$5.9 million: Incoming cash Georgia domestic violence shelters lost from March 2020 to October 2021

$5.8 million: New operating costs domestic violence shelters saw from March 2020 to October 2021

(Source: Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, and the American Journal of Emergency Medicine.)