The Dangers Of Domestic Violence Essay

790 Words4 Pages
Title: Domestic Violence
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of the dangers of domestic violence and where to get help.
Thesis Statement: Domestic violence is a crime that exist in all cultures, races, educational backgrounds and economic levels.

Introduction
Domestic violence is not just hitting or an occasional argument. It’s a mental abuse of power. The abuser tortures and control the victim by threats, intimidation, and physical violence. Around the world at least one woman in every three has been beaten, or abused in her lifetime. Physical violence is estimated to occur in 4 to 6 million in United States. Domestic violence is the third leading cause of homelessness.This is according to an article posted on safehorizon.org.
As I mentioned, domestic violence affects everyone of us at some point of our lives; because of this I have done a research about this topic and I hope to share some of this information about domestic violence with you today. (Transition) Let me tell you the main causes of domestic violence.

Body
What are the main causes of domestic violence? Can alcohol or drugs can cause domestic violence? The following main causes were found in Womensaid.org.
The root of domestic violence is one person’s need to be in control of their partner. Drugs/alcohol addiction, bad childhood, mental health issues, military experience, etc.
The lack of clear guidance from Federal Government could be the reason for not following policies and
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