Fact:
A woman is sexually assaulted every two minutes.

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Nearly one-third of murdered women were killed by their current or former partner.

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Almost half of reported domestic violence assaults result in serious bodily injury.*

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The Assembly is helping crime victims.
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Assembly passes legislation supporting victims
In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April26–May 2, the Assembly passed a package of bills to help violent crime victims get the help they need. Assemblyman Brook-Krasny believes we have a duty to reduce the number of victims in New York and help those who are suffering through these horrible ordeals.
Assistance for crime victims
Crime victims have experienced trauma and pain, both mentally and physically. The Assembly’s package of legislation provides assistance to victims and their families through improved advocacy, counseling programs and financial compensation.

These bills:
To contact the National Center for Victims of Crime, call 1-800-FYI-CALL, or to reach the NYS Crime Victims Board, call 1-8002478035, or visit www.cvb.state.ny.us/home.aspx
Easing the devastation of domestic violence
Assemblyman Brook-Krasny knows that domestic violence is a serious, widespread social problem that makes a devastating and lasting impact on its victims and their families. These victims require special measures to protect them from their abusers and to help them heal. This package of bills will:
For further information on domestic violence victim resources, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-SAFE, or the state hotline, 1-800-942-6906, or visit www.opdv.state.ny.us
*U.S. Department of Justice
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