The increasing rates of violence within the family have necessitated urgent intervention. Domestic violence threatens the safety of family members and is a barrier to their wellbeing. Children, women, and men are…
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ic violence shelter has established several programs that can ensure the safety of domestic violence victims and provide the relevant support in an effort to eliminate domestic violence in the community. This paper will provide the details of all the processes and activities carried out by the program.
The main objective of establishing a local, domestic violence shelter was to provide both short-term and long-term accommodation to domestic violence victims. Volunteers working in the shelter receive children, women, as well as men who have suffered domestic violence and can no longer live in their homes. Notably, women and children form the majority of domestic violence victims. Therefore, the local, domestic violence shelter receives children and women exposed to extreme domestic violence and present them with a safe place to live before situations return to normal. In some cases, the program organizes for long-term accommodation, especially for victims whose lives are at a risk. At the shelter, all the victims receive the relevant counseling from psychological experts. Domestic violence causes high levels of trauma in the victims. It can affect the normal development of children (Cook-Craig, Lane, & Siebold, 2010). Therefore, children who are exposed to domestic violence in the community can receive the relevant counseling and support in an effort to minimize long-term effects of domestic violence.
In order to address issues related to domestic violence effectively, the volunteers indulge in a risk assessment process.The process sought to establish members of the community who are prone to domestic violence as well as establishing the potential causes of domestic violence in the community. All the volunteers recognize that it is impossible to address domestic violence effectively if the root causes of the problem are not identified (Cook-Craig, Lane, & Siebold, 2010). After identifying the social and community conditions that contribute to the increasing
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In this research paper, you can find lots of actual information and statistic data about domestic violence nowadays, as a phenomenon that suddenly grows up and must be controlled and discussed by society. The researcher aims to apply the following two hypotheses for the study: The weaker the moral values in a society, the higher the chances of domestic violence against women and children
The problem of domestic violence has not been given proper attention with the seriousness it deserves despite the magnitude of its destruction on human life. This write up will explore domestic violence from a holistic approach by looking at its signs, causes and remedies to the problem.
Domestic violence is on the increase in the majority of states around the globe. It is a pattern of on-going wounding scheming actions, including bodily, sexual, verbal abuse and emotional abuse. Domestic violence is committed against women in most situations. Every twenty seconds a woman is decrypted.
While domestic violence has been taking place for a long time, over the last few centuries, such violence has come to be viewed, especially in the Western world, as not only being abusive in nature, but also being illegal. In many western countries, domestic violence is not tolerated by the society and it is seen to be an infringement on the personal rights of an individual.
It persists in developed and developing countries alike; however, the latter are more prone to such cases. Research suggests that domestic violence is the product of various risk factors. Amongst the most prominent causes of domestic violence are the evolutionary theory (past experiences of parental violence), feminist theory, poor socioeconomic standing and social problems contributing to drug use by males (McCue, 2008).
Using physical means to assert power over a spouse will result in the victim being alientated from all the people in a position to end the cycle of violence such as parents, siblings, and even coworkers. In many communities around the world, domestic violence is perceived as something that only involves the two people in it.
omeone who was a victim.1 Furthermore the relationship between alcohol and domestic violence is an issue which is only starting to be discussed in the scholarly literature. According to the US Dept of Health and Human Services, there is a strong and increasingly direct