WHAT IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?

by | October 9, 2019 2:53 pm

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, threats, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically.

 

To inquire more information on domestic violence or sexual assault as well as services offered to victims, contact The Refuge’s hotline at 912-538-9936.

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