Holding your partner so they can't leave Slamming them into a wall Hurting your partner where bruises don't show Grabbing Slapping Hitting Shoving Punching Kicking. Communities that accept violence against women in the media, and groups of friends that support sexist jokes and behaviors are also at greater risk of having dating violence happen. How Can We Help? Yelling or screaming Using a threatening tone Talking down Threatening to hurt yourself or your partner Making your partner feel afraid Tearing up pictures Smashing gifts Destroying objects. Ending oppression would mean that services are accessible and useful to everyone who wants to access them.
Power and Control in Dating Relationships
Challenging oppression, both within individuals and at a community and institutional level is an important part of ending all violence. Sexism is a system of power in which men have more power in society over women. Powered by Plone. How Can We Help?