New Research Finds Americans Less Likely to Discuss Domestic Violence Today Than Four Years Ago, Despite Momentum of Women's Movement

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As women around the country continue to bravely share their stories of harassment and abuse, a survey released today in honor of Financial Literacy Month by Allstate Foundation Purple Purse reveals the topic of domestic violence is becoming increasingly taboo. While survey findings show the American public ranks domestic violence as one of the most serious national issues, one-third think discussing domestic violence is taboo, a 10-point increase since the 2014 survey (34 percent in 2018 vs. 24 percent in 2014).