Domestic Violence

The term domestic violence refers to any sort of physical, sexual or psychological abuse towards one’s spouse, partner, or any other family member within the household.

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Domestic violence means “abusive behavior – emotional, psychological, physical, or sexual – that one person in an intimate relationship uses in order to control the other. It takes many different forms and includes behaviors such as threats, name-calling, preventing contact with family or friends, withholding money, actual or threatened physical harm and sexual assault. Stalking can also be a form of domestic violence” (as defined by New York State Coalition).

Types of Domestic Violence

Physical violence

It includes :

  • Any kind of direct physical violence that can range from undesirable physical contact to rape and murder.
  • Indirect physical violence, including destruction of objects, throwing objects near the victim, harm to animals

Mental/emotional violence

It includes :

  • Any type of verbal threats including threats about physical violence to the victim, the self, or others including children
  • Any verbal violence, including threats, abusive language, insults, attacks, etc.
  • Nonverbal threats that include gestures, facial expressions, body postures, and so on

Economic/social abuse

It includes :

Having control over victim’s financial possessions and any other economic resources; disallowing victim from meeting friends and relatives; and isolating victim from any sort of social contacts.

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