Physical This is the type of abuse that many people think of when they hear the word 'abuse. ... Hitting, slapping, punching, kicking, burning,strangulation,damaging personal property,refusing medical care and/or controlling medication,coercing partner into substance abuse and use of weapons.
Cultural/Identity - Approximately 67% of homeless women have been the victims of domestic violence. - Each year in Arizona, approximately 100 people are killed as the result of acts of domestic violence. - 71% of pet-owning victims of domestic violence report that their abuser threatened, injured, or killed their pet. - More than 40% of domestic violence victims stay in dangerous situations because they do not have a place to take their pet.