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  • —Types of violence
    • Physical (burns, biting, bruises)
    • Verbal (name calling, yelling, screaming)
    • Sexual (inappropriate touching, abusive sexual contact of any kind)
    • Emotional (threats)
    • Electronic abuse (text messages, Facebook, Twitter, E-mails)
  • —A great tool used to asses how the cycle of violence occurs within a relationship is the Power and Control Wheel. This wheel goes through the cycles of how someone can gain power and control over another person through different. Please click on the link below to view.
  • Statistics
    • —One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime (NCADV)
    • —85% of domestic violence victims are women (NCADV)
    • —An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year (NCADV)
    • ¢Violence against women has been set by social norms and gender role stereotypes through all cultures and backgrounds. It is important to transform social norms and change the perspective of gender roles to decrease the issue of relationship violence and promote healthy relationships.
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