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What is Domestic Violence? 


Domestic violence is everyone’s responsibility. It is a gendered crime – with an unequal impact on girls and women. Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in a relationship used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over the other partner. Domestic violence can be actions or threats of actions that influence or control another person’s behavior and decisions and are meant to intimidate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, coerce, blame, or injure.


Domestic Violence Resources

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