Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Methods

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The media is filled with violent news and stories of injustice in our society. Yet, Intimate partner violence (IPV) is rarely discussed or covered in the news. The term "intimate partner violence" describes physical violence, sexual violence, stalking and psychological aggression (including coercive acts) by a current or former intimate partner (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010). IPV is a serious issue which affects millions of people worldwide. However, IPV is becoming a growing concern in the United States; and it’s become prevalent in the less educated Latino communities. Is it possible to reach a community that maintains the issue of domestic violence as an unmentionable truth; what prevention methods could benefit these

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