Over 770 reports of domestic violence daily in NYC reflect problem in world

November 26, 2014 3:46 AM

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UNITED NATIONS — New York City's legal counsel said Tuesday that police receive more than 770 reports of domestic violence every day — a figure the head of the U.N. women's agency said reflects what is happening in the world.

On the International Day to End Violence Against Women, New York City's top lawyer Maya Wiley also said "it's really a staggering fact that 40 percent of violent felonies in this city are related to domestic violence."

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