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Consequences Of Intimate Partner Violence

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Intimate partner violence is a worldwide issue. A study by World Health Organization of lifetime prevalence rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women from nine countries reported rates that ranged from 19 to 66 percent. Studies conducted in Iran report IPV prevalence rates between 47% and 81%. Despite the fact that IPV has short and long term destructive consequences, some battered women live their entire life in abusive relationship, but some are able to leave violent relationships and move ahead in their lives.

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