“Domestic violence (also called domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse that occurs in a domestic setting, such as in a marriage or cohabitation. In its broadest sense, domestic violence also involves violence against children, parents, or the elderly. It can assume multiple forms, including physical, verbal, emotional, economic, religious, reproductive, or sexual abuse.”- Wikipedia
Cases of domestic violence remain largely underreported in many countries and research indicates that incidence of domestic violence is grossly proportional to level of gender equality in the society. However, even men can and have been victims of domestic violence.
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