Domestic abuse: 10% of young women affected - ONS
More than 10% of women aged between 16 and 19 in England and Wales say they have experienced domestic abuse in the past year, research suggests.
The Office for National Statistics' annual report on domestic abuse says they are the group most likely to be victims of it.
Women in their 20s and early 40s are also vulnerable, figures suggest.
About 7% of men who are still in their teens have also experienced it, according to the data.
Domestic abuse includes non-physical abuse, threats, force, sexual assault or stalking by a partner or family member - the most common of which is abuse by a... read more
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