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What does "violence against women" include besides beating?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Many forms
Rape is a big one, because many women have this happen and do not tell.
Also sexual abuse of girls during childhood (this can happen to boys also). Verbal violence, calling names, yelling. Pushing and shoving without hitting. Intimidating with weapons such as guns and knives. More possibilities also, none of them conducive to healthy relationships or self-esteem.

In brief: Many forms
Rape is a big one, because many women have this happen and do not tell.
Also sexual abuse of girls during childhood (this can happen to boys also). Verbal violence, calling names, yelling. Pushing and shoving without hitting. Intimidating with weapons such as guns and knives. More possibilities also, none of them conducive to healthy relationships or self-esteem.
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