Domestic Violence is defined as violence between members of
the household, such as spouses.
An incident or threatening behavior, violence, or abuse between
adults who are or have been intimate partners or family
members, regardless of gender or sexuality.
It defines behaving in such a manner towards a family member
or dating partner that seeks to dominate the relationship.
Types of Domestic Violence:
Psychological Domestic Violence – It relates to the mind
and behavior or the mental and behavioral characteristics.
Physical Domestic Violence – Human Power can be used,
that harms the other partner.
Sexual Domestic Violence - Any sexual activity that is
undesired by one participant but forced on them
nonetheless, especially when considered to be more
sustained or frequent than an incident of sexual assault.
Financial Domestic Violence – It creates financial prensure
on one partner from the other partner, due to which the
victim can’t express the darkness.
Emotional Domestic Violence – It impacts the mind and
behavior negatively of an individual.
Forms of Domestic Violence:
Causes of Domestic Violence:
Jealousy and possessiveness
Denial, rejection, and minimizing the violence.
What can be the reason for the victims to still stay along with
Afraid of consequences
Domestic Violence Act (2005)
This act defines Domestic Violence as an attack against
someone by any other person with whom they are presently, or
have been in a domestic relationship.
It also provides protection for victims of domestic violence and
seeks to punish the perpetrators of such crime.
Overcome Domestic Violence:
Support Groups are available for those who all requires solution
to their problems, at first, the individual should be informing
their family about the same, A plan should be made to escape
the same situation and its important to tell everyone about the
It’s important to be aware and take a stand for yourself.
Domestic Violence against every individual should be restricted.
We came across the definition, types, forms, causes, ways to
overcome, and Domestic Violence Act.
Awareness about the Crime Against Women Cell (CAW) and
support groups must be there.