When you grow up living with domestic violence, that’s

Childhood Domestic Violence

One question can change a life.

Did you face adversity in your childhood home?

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  • 1

    Globally experience CDV
  • 1 in 7

    An estimated 1 in 7
    experience CDV
  • less than

    Current awareness
    of this issue

The impact is profound.


While they may leave behind the adversity of their childhood, they’re unable to live the lives they want to lead today. 

Dr. Renee McDonald
Leading CDV expert

CDV does not happen in isolation.

If you experienced CDV, you most likely experienced one or more other major childhood adversities in your childhood home:


  • Physical child abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical neglect
  • Emotional neglect
  • Divorced parents
  • Parental alcohol or drug abuse
  • Mentally ill parent
  • Incarceration of a parent

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