CRTF #17 Violence In Families

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  • Violence In Families
    • The British Crime Survey (2007)
      • states that domestic violence accounts for almost 1/6 of all violent crime, ( in 39% of cases the offender was under the influence of alcohol")
    • Stanko (2000)
      • Found that one incident of domestic violence is reported by women to the police every minute in the UK
    • Coleman Et Al (2007)
      • Found patterns of domestic violence. Women were more likely to have experience violence across four types of abuse; partner abuse, family abuse, sexual assault and stalking
    • Kirkwood (1993)
      • Argues that domestic violence also causes psychological damage, including low-self-esteem, depression, anxiety and stress

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