domestic violence

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violence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner

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The examples of such studies, so diverse and -- sometimes -- contradictory they might be (eg regarding details in trends and propositions), demonstrate a direction in the findings, which supports the notion that husband abuse exists, is a serious problem, and in terms of extent and frequency of occurrence, as serious as wife abuse.
More vivid and convincing accounts of husband abuse have been shown in TV documentaries.
Many professionals and volunteers working in the area of wife abuse stated that they had come across many cases of husband abuse.
This brief review shows that in Australia, despite the paucity of relevant research, there is enough evidence to show that husband abuse does exist, that public and official views that husband abuse does not exist are incorrect and wrong, and that changes in this area are long overdue.
Newspapers have often reported cases of husband abuse (Hartfield, 1995).
Although these changes improved significantly the status of women, and civilised interpersonal relationships in dyadic systems, they also led to a feminisation of spouse abuse and of domestic violence in general, and to an invisibility of husband abuse.
Given that husband abuse is a less acknowledged domain in the arena
the "invisibility" of husband abuse is concomitant to the
emergent trend of husband abuse needs to be attended to--the findings of
claims of husband abuse run parallel to the feminist pedagogy that
articles on husband abuse using an online database in Canada.
draw attention to the subject of husband abuse and finally undermine the
My husband abuses us physically and verbally all week long, but is considered a pillar of the parish because he ushers, counts money, and receives Communion every Sunday.