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It is a pattern of abusive behaviour whereby a person seeks to control and dominate another person.
Domestic/family violence does not take the form of a single incident. It is ongoing behaviour that gradually undermines the victim’s confidence. The severity and frequency of violence often escalates over time.
Domestic/family violence is complex.
We know from international evidence that the major cause is inequality between women and men – that is, the unequal distribution of power, resources and opportunities. Stereotypical ideas about the roles of women and men in society and the way they should behave fosters an environment for violence against women to occur.
Read about what is a healthy relationship and how it feels to be in one.