The song, which features the R&B singer Rihanna, quickly hit the top of the charts.While you may not recognize the song from its title, it almost certain that you’ve heard it on more than one occasion.- the song was played endlessly on the radio.I have never personally experienced dating violence and I am thankful for that; however I have a friend that has.I have seen the struggles that she has been through and the pain that she has felt while in an abusive relationship. Domestic violence and abuse is not limited to obvious physical violence.Domestic violence can also mean endangerment, criminal coercion, kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, trespassing, harassment, and stalking.
What songs inspire you in efforts to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault? Lee, MPH, is the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault where he provides training and technical assistance on prevention.
We asked survivors to chime in with their favorite, most inspirational and most empowering songs on Facebook and Twitter.
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Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family, or cohabitation.
Domestic violence, so defined, has many forms, including physical aggression or assault (hitting, kicking, biting, shoving, restraining, slapping, throwing objects), or threats thereof; sexual abuse; emotional abuse; controlling or domineering; intimidation; stalking; passive/covert abuse (e.g., neglect); and economic deprivation.