Domestic Violence Against Women

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Domestic Violence against Women
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Domestic Violence against Women
Domestic violence is known in different ways, which are domestic abuse, intimate partner or battering. Domestic violence occurs in a relationship between intimate people. It can take many forms including sexual and physical abuse, threat of abuse and emotional. Domestic violence is mostly directed towards women, though men are abused but chances are minimal. Domestic violence happens in same sex or different sex.
According to Mayo clinic staff, it is difficult to identify domestic violence at first. Domestic violence may start at the onset of the relationship. Those who experience domestic violence in a relationship
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She had to go to court to renew her emergency protection order. On her last day made her laugh by mocking the Respondent death threat love letter. In the respondent absence the finally granted her two year order of protection. She walked into so much sunshine (Queeney, 2013).
Psychological Harassment
Harassment elements include threatening physical harm to self, partner, partner’s family, and children, causing fear by intimidation; destruction of pets and property; and forcing isolation from family, work, school, or friends.
In this domestic violence can happen to anyone not considering age, race religion, gender or sexual orientation? People of all socioeconomic background and education levels are affected by domestic violence and more so women in particular who are in intimate partners, married, living together or dating.
Those who are affected are not only abused but also family members, friends and the community at large.
Conclusion
From the above journals, though there is heavy fine and proper legal framework in place. Domestic violence against women is a challenge to the society across the globe. Women need to be reassured free domestic environment. This will enhance women empowerment. Those in relationship should exercise tolerance, proper handling of issues, love and forgiveness.

References
McKinley, J. (2013). Ethics Panel Fines Lopez $330,000 in Harassment Case. New York
Times. Retrieved on 4 July 2013 from
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