Gender Based Violence – The Challenge of Social Ownership

Gender Based Violence – The Challenge of Social Ownership

Abstract Domestic violence affects every member of the family, including the children. Domestic violence, also called intimate partner violence or Gender Based Violence. The weak and dependent members are repeatedly dis-empowered but tragically also add to the disempowerment amongst the victims of the primary perpetrators. Family violence creates a home environment where residents, adults and children live in constant fear.…