Violence And Violence: The Negative Effects Of Domestic Violence

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Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another (The Bridge).In certain parts of the world domestic violence is thought to be nonexistent. Most of this based on how women are viewed within their own country. There is also the issue on victim blaming and shaming this is a major problem which can lead government and law officials to assume since there are no reported incidences than there are not acts of violence being committed. Sadly, many of these attacks are viewed as “family” problems allowing officials to disregard the victims which allows the abuse to continue and remain unreported. However, we must not assume that one culture is more violent then another an abuser is an abuser period.
This a behavior that exists within many parts of the world and society. Nevertheless, what makes this abuse so prevalent is government policies, and how
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The violence witnessed within the home can have a negative impact on perception and behavior. Domestic violence can affect how they behave during childhood and later in life. “Boys who witness their mothers’ abuse are more likely to batter their female partners as adults than boys raised in nonviolent homes. For girls, adolescence may result in the belief that threats and violence are the norm in relationships” (The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children). However, we must also consider there are random acts of violent that occur among individuals who have never experienced violence within the home we must understand that the likelihood of violence does increase if a person in from a violent home however this a psychological issue that can make various individuals prone to committing acts of

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