Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, psychological, or technological actions or threats of actions or other patterns of coercive behavior that influence another person within an intimate partner relationship. This includes any behaviors that intimidate, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure, or wound someone. (Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) | Domestic Violence (justice.gov)
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Welcome | NIWRC National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)/Battering is the purposeful use of a system of multiple, continuous tactics to maintain power and control over another. As described in the Intimate Partner Violence Triangle, this intentional violence results from and is supported by unnatural, misogynistic, sexist societal and cultural belief systems. This tool describes the types of physical and psychological abuse that may be used to maintain power and control over a current or former intimate partner or spouse.
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The Duluth Model Power and Control Wheel
You can contact the Advocacy Resource Center for support if you recognize any of these tactics being used against you.
You deserve respect and happiness.
STALKING IS A FORM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Stalking behaviors can take many forms- including:
As technology and digital platforms continue to grow, so do the chances that someone could interact with you in an unwanted, sexual manner. Not all these behaviors are considered stalking, but they can violate and make one uncomfortable. Identifying stalking behaviors before they escalate can help one take the necessary steps to protect themselves. It can be unsettling and even dangerous if you learn you are being stalked online or in person. Consider taking steps to protect yourself or involve an authority figure who can help you.
Domestic violence in pregnancy | BabyCenter <<Click here to view this webpage