Defining, Identifying, and Overcoming Domestic Violence

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A brief overview on defining and identifying violence against women, as well as strategies for overcoming intimate partner violence.

“Domestic violence can be physical or psychological, and it can affect anyone of any age, gender, race, or sexual orientation. It may include behaviors meant to scare, physically harm, or control a partner. And while every relationship is different, domestic violence typically involves an unequal power dynamic in which one partner tries to assert control over the other in a variety of ways.”