Myths & Facts About Domestic Violence
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Revised by Board Members in May, 2015

MYTH

Domestic Violence is a private family matter.

FACT

Though often hidden, Domestic Violence can escalate to a crime - putting victims in great danger.
 

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For Casa de Misericordia, domestic violence includes behavior between current and/or former partners that: Results in physical harm or bodily injury; Involves a threat of physical harm; or Is intended to inflict emotional harm, including an act of emotional abuse. Domestic Violence can be a pattern of behavior or an isolated event.

{module Type of Violence}