The number of cases of domestic violence is rising sharply around the world. There are 243 million cases of partner violence against women and girls each year. The actual number of cases may be much higher. Many people associate domestic violence with developing countries, but a high number of cases of domestic violence are also in developed countries. Why is the number of cases constantly growing? Isolation and the deteriorating financial situation are mainly to blame. Not every victim will have the courage to report domestic violence. See the Appriss infographic below, which shows important information about domestic violence and how you can help victims if you meet them.