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Hot Topics: Domestic Violence: Home

A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of domestic violence and abuse.

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Law and Legislation:
this tab covers the legal aspects of  Domestic Violence

Social Aspects:
this tab covers the moral, ethical, societal and religious views and includes breaking news.

Definition of Domestic Violence:
Violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.
Domestic violence (also called intimate partner violence (IPV), domestic abuse, battered women, or relationship abuse) is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship.

Also related to Family Violence, Elder Abuse and Child Abuse

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