Empowering Victims of Domestic Violence
Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence, is a willful single occurrence or a pattern of abusive behavior employing coercion, threat, intimidation, isolation, power or fear that results in physical, psychological or emotional trauma. This report focuses on abuse perpetrated by males against their female partners.
1. Explore the social issue
Read our social issue report on empowering victims of domestic violence, which includes: an overview of the social issue, an investment recommendation, information on the return on investment, and ways to take further action.
2. Learn about your state
The state reports define the context of how domestic violence is being addressed in Massachusetts and New York.
The guide to giving provides information needed to evaluate an organization working to empower victims of domestic violence in five steps.
4. Explore related social issues
Learn about social issues related to empowering victims of domestic violence that we have written about in other reports.
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