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    The term “domestic or family violence” refers to the intimate context within which one partner is abused by another, involving both men and women as victims (Holt, S., Buckley, H., & Whelan, S. (p. 798, 2008). Therefore, domestic violence occurs in all economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds of every society of the world. In Canada, 546, 000 men suffer from domestic violence; that equates to 6% of the male population (Family Violence). The number of women who are victimized through intimate violence total around 653, 000; that equates to 7% of the female population (Family Violence). The amount of abuse being directed towards men is essentially the same amount that is directed towards women. However, the family Violence has on the parent-child…

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    The media sensitization of the incidents relating to the gun violence especially when they claim that a certain incident has been the biggest one yet makes the other people desire to beat the current record. The additional easy access to the guns additionally is the other factor that results in the rise in the violence as the people who have poor social skills result in the fastest model of conflict resolution they know (Seabrook, 2014). The fact that these individuals have poor social skills…

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    effective in curtailing domestic violence In September Mitchel Lot was arrested for assault on his estranged wife and was released on bond. Four days later, he assaulted her again, this resulted in a felony charge. On October 7th Lot was indicted yet he was allowed to bond out despite requests by the district attorney’s office to deny bail. On November 13, 2016, despite a court issued restraining order and an indictment, Mitchell Lot broke into a Sandy Springs apartment where his estranged…

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    Statistical Information As Bradbury-Jones & Taylor, (2013) reported the scope of domestic violence is a worldwide health issue with long-term health and social consequences, which encompasses men, women, and children. Under-reporting of domestic violence makes it difficult to accurately evaluate its prevalence. Therefore, it is safe assume that the statistics for domestic violence are much higher, especially because it would be difficult to try measure to number of psychological cases.…

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    Vagianos article “30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It 's An Epidemic” in The Huffington Post, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury in the world. In the U.S alone 1.3 million women, and 835,000 men are abused by their intimate partners. What do you think of whenever you consider domestic violence? Most would say a white female being beaten by a spouse. It is very well known and advertised that women of the Caucasian race are victims of domestic violence, but…

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    The United States Department of Justice (2015) defines domestic violence as a “pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner”. For this paper I will explore the definition of domestic violence, who the abusers are, and who the victims are. With this foundation I will explore the impact that domestic abuse has on marriage and the family unit along with why as a social work this information is…

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    Introduction Domestic violence has been recognized as a major social problem in Canada. According to Statistics Canada there are approximately 653,000 women in Canada that have experienced some form of domestic violence (Allagia & Maiter, 2006). While the women’s movement of 1970’s was instrumental in raising awareness about the issue of domestic violence among women in general (Landau, 2006), it failed to take into account the concerns of racially marginalized immigrant women (Chokshi,…

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    Domestic Violence Homicides are on the Rise Domestic violence has been a widespread national issue for several years. “Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime” (NCADV. "NATIONAL STATISTICS."). Domestic violence has several different meanings to several different people. Domestic violence is defined as the willingness to intimidate, physically assault, sexually assualt and/or other harmful behavior in order to show power and control over another person (NCADV. “What is…

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    What Is Domestic Violence?

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    Domestic Violence A young woman thought she found her true love in her early 20’s, instead she found herself married to a man who repeatedly pointed a gun at her head and threatened to kill her, she was too scared to reach out for help and deep down she believed he loved her and that the abuse was her fault. Domestic Violence is the leading cause of injuries to women between the age of 15-44 in the United States (Statistics). Because Domestic Violence is accompanied behavior that is only a…

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    Domestic violence is a common phenomenon in societies where patriarchy lingers in personal, social and legal systems (James). In some instances, it is normalized because of societal expectations. Domestic violence is an ongoing issue that does not have effective preventive laws or punishment. Too frequently, offenders are not punished adequately. It is essential for the public to understand the types of domestic violence and how it is currently regarded in the courtroom to see the need for the…

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