Couples - Domestic violence

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Official STATISTICS

  • 99% of assults towards women are commited by men
  • Most victims are women
  • 1 in 4 women are assulted once and 1 in8 are assulted repeatedly so
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RADICAL FEMINISTS Explination

  • We live in a patriarchal society - men have power over women
  • DOBASH AND DOBASH - Abuse is a result of patriarchy
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Other groups at RISK

  • Those with drug and alcohol additions
  • Lower class
  • Children and young people
  • The eldely

VULNERABLITY

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WILKINSON: domestic VIOLENCE and STRESS

  • Lack of money can restict peoples social life therefore people can increase/create stress
  • Stress put over money, jobs, housing - may result in domestic violence
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