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Intimate Partner Violence

Spanish Version Intimate partner violence (sometimes called domestic violence) happens a lot. It can happen to anyone— women, children, or men. Women are the most common victims. One of every three women will be abused at some point in her life. The abuser may be a man or a woman, but men are usually the abusers. This handout can help…

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Recognizing Patterns and Dangerousness

Intimate partner violence (also known as domestic violence) is a type of abuse perpetrated by a current or past spouse or partner. Domestic violence can refer to violence against a child, elderly relative, or other family member. Since most people don’t report it, it’s hard to know how common intimate partner violence is but national studies indicate 1 in 4…

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