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... Domestic Violence s 9th August Introduction Domestic violence also termed as intimate partner violence (IPV), family violence, spousal violence and domestic abuse has been described by Bostock et al. (2009), as a recurring abusive aggression by either or both of partners who are in an intimate relationship such as friendship, family ties, cohabitation, dating or in a marriage. With reference to the writings by Kaur and Garg (2008), it is noted that domestic violence exist in different forms that may include financial deprivation of another partner, covert or passive abuse like neglect, stalking, intimidation, domineering or controlling. Physical aggression can be in the form of slapping, kicking,...