Domestic Abuse

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Domestic Abuse by Mind Map: Domestic Abuse

1. Solutions

1.1. Support Organisations

1.1.1. Women's Help Organisations

1.1.1.1. to be more inclusive of all sexual orientations, not just heterosexual females and males

1.1.2. Men's Help Organisations

1.1.3. Gender Inclusive Shelters

1.1.3.1. Bisexuals

1.1.3.2. Lesbians/Gays

1.1.3.3. Heterosexual

1.2. Education

1.2.1. Appropriate Relationship Practices

1.2.1.1. Heterosexual/Homosexual Relationships

1.2.2. Understanding

1.2.2.1. Mentality

1.2.2.1.1. Low Self esteem/Self worth

1.2.2.2. Trauma

1.2.2.2.1. Mental Disorders

1.2.3. Awareness

1.2.3.1. Abusive Methods

1.2.3.1.1. Physical

1.2.3.1.2. Emotional

1.2.3.1.3. Sexual

1.2.3.1.4. Coercion

1.2.3.2. Signs

1.2.3.2.1. emotional outbursts

1.2.3.2.2. quick advances in the relationship

2. Situations

2.1. Power Disparity

2.1.1. Emotional Reliance

2.1.1.1. Victims may have just gone through a divorce, break up or had a relative/friend pass away

2.1.2. Financial Imbalance

2.1.2.1. Abuser relying on the victim financially

2.1.2.1.1. Typically the victim is disadvantaged or reliant on their abuser in some other way

2.1.2.2. Victim relying on the abuser financially

2.1.2.2.1. Often times in such cases the victim is bound to the abuser by necessity.

2.1.3. Gender Disparity

2.1.3.1. Religion

2.1.3.1.1. Major (ie. Christianity)

2.1.3.1.2. Minor

2.1.3.1.3. Cults

2.1.3.1.4. Religions, and religious organisations are the perfect breeding ground for abusers due to the emphasis on authority.

2.1.3.2. Culture

2.1.3.2.1. patriarchal society

2.1.3.2.2. matrilineal society

2.1.3.3. Gender/Social norms

2.1.3.3.1. Roles of women and men

3. Issue

3.1. Victim Blaming

3.2. Emotional Trauma

3.3. Outcast

3.3.1. In certain cultures divorcees or "willful women" are seen as dishonorable.

3.4. Homicides

3.4.1. Even after leaving their abusive partner, victims are still at risk of stalking and possible murder from their abuser