- Created by: Beckie
- Created on: 05-01-10 14:17
What is domestic violence?
Domestic Violence can be physical, psychological, sexual or financial abuse.
It involves controlling behaviour from partners, ex-partners, household members & other relatives.
Statistics show that domestic violence is mainly against women and 1 in 4 women are assaulted. Domestic violence accounts for 1 in 6 of all violent crimes.
Domestic violence in the UK occurs every 6-20 seconds - Stanko 2000
A woman dies every 3days as a result of domestic violence - Stanko 2000
Marxist feminists believe that women soak up frustration because of alienation & exploitation they suffer at work.
Radical feminists ignore that 1 in 7 men have been assulted
Fran Ansley - Women are takers of ****.
Dobash & Dobash
23% of women experienced violence before marriage.
80% of all incidents occured between 10-12pm on Friday/Saturday nights
88% of women left violent partners but then later returned