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C:\Documents And Settings\Ms\My Documents\Domestic Violence

  1. 1. Domestic Violence Types of Abuse And Statistics
  2. 2. What Is Domestic Violence? <ul><li>Domestic violence is a learned pattern of physical, verbal, sexual, and/or emotional behavior in which one person in a relationship uses force and intimidation to control the other person. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Domestic Violence <ul><li>Physical Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Social Abuse </li></ul>
  4. 4. Physical Abuse <ul><li>Pinching and scratching </li></ul><ul><li>Shoving and kicking </li></ul><ul><li>Slapping and punching </li></ul><ul><li>Pulling hair and strangling </li></ul><ul><li>Restraining against will </li></ul>A woman is beaten every 9 seconds.
  5. 5. Sexual Abuse <ul><li>Rape (often after battery or when victim is asleep) </li></ul><ul><li>Forcing to perform degrading or humiliating acts </li></ul><ul><li>Forcing victim to pose for degrading pictures </li></ul>70% of men who batter their partners, will, also, sexually or physically abuse their children.
  6. 6. Emotional Abuse <ul><li>Name-calling and insults </li></ul><ul><li>Withholding affection as punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Threats and intimidation </li></ul><ul><li>Threatening to harm victims family </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde syndrome </li></ul>More than half of battered women stay with their partners because they do not feel that they can support themselves and their children.
  7. 7. Economic and Social Abuse <ul><li>Economic abuse occurs when a partner controls every aspect in money matters. </li></ul><ul><li>Social abuse can include controlling who the victims friends are, where and when she can leave the house, and controlling access to a car. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Victims can survive!

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