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Teens in Dangerous Relationships

Teens in Dangerous Relationships Nan Malone        Almost one of ten high school girls experience dating violence. This percentage rises to one out of five for female college students. These shocking numbers are not new. A 1957 study found 62% … Continue reading

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Power and Control vs. Equality

Power and Control Coercion and Threats Intimidation Making and/or carrying out threats Making her afraid by using looks, to hurt or leave partner, commit actions, gestures, smashing things, suicide, report her to welfare, destroying her property, abusing making her do … Continue reading

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Assessing Whether Batterers Will Kill

Assessing Whether Batterers Will Kill (FROM : “ASSESSING WHETHER BATTERERS WILL KILL” BY B. HART) FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT FAMILY REFUGE CENTER AT 645-6334 Some batterers are life-threatening. While it is true that all batterers are dangerous, some are more … Continue reading

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HEALTH STATISTICS

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HEALTH STATISTICS SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM 8 million women are physically, sexually, or emotionally abused annually in the U.S. (AMA)  Battering is the #1 cause of injury to women in the U.S. It accounts for more injury to … Continue reading

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Behaviors Commonly Used by Batterers

Behaviors Commonly Used by Batterers to Maintain Power and Control in Relationships Economic Abuse Trying to keep her from getting or keeping a job Making her ask for money, giving allowance, taking her check Sexual Abuse Making her do sexual … Continue reading

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