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What is the Meaning & Definition of family violence

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Family violence is a concept that refers to recurrent violent acts that one or more members of a family are against one or more of its members. Meanwhile, that violence can consist of physical attacks or failing that may involve psychological harassment and even threats. It should be noted that the concept is sometimes referred to as domestic violence.
Normally a type family consists of father, mother and children and then is just one of these actors who exercised violence on some of the other members. They are traditionally some of the two parents who making use and abuse of his authority running violent acts against their children for example, though, is also very recurrent violence from a spouse to another. Also, there have been cases of children who are charged with violence against their parents actions.
I.e., by this we mean that family violence can occur in various forms and directions, even up to may come from other familiar components such as grandparents, uncles, cousins, among others.
Family violence is an issue that affects many families around the world and also constitutes a serious and typical social problem on which it is necessary to put the focus and action to prevent their harmful consequences.
Family violence has always existed, since the world is world could say, as long as such problems had not been recognized until very recently; even in recent years it has increased to certainly alarming levels, for example with the substantial increase in the rates of deaths of wives killed at the hands of their husbands.
As a result, the Governments domestic violence campaigns have intensified and also some punishments have been reinforced when the family is the generator of acts of violence.
Need to combat this type of violence which many times is not braked to a child, a pregnant woman or one older adult, is because of the very serious consequences that it has been proven that it produces in those who suffered domestic violence at some point in their lives. That pattern can repeat them in the future and be the executors of violence in their families.
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