Intimate Partner Violence: Why Abuse?

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Intimate partner violence can happen in any couple in any socio-economic status. In this introductory video Dr. Marion Little provides some of the societal and individual reasons this abuse exists

Marion Little, Adjunct Assistance Professor, Dispute Resolution Program, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, discusses the reasons contributing to Intimate Partner Abuse in our society.

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