LISTEN: The Nuances Of Helping Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence is one of the most common forms of violence against women and includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and controlling behaviours by an intimate partner. Intimate partner violence1 (IPV) occurs in all settings and among all socioeconomic, religious and cultural groups.

IPV refers to any behaviour within an intimate relationship that causes physical, psychological or sexual harm to those in the relationship.

While we work to help survivors leave the situation and environment of abuse, what happens in cases where abusers ask for help & their victims do not want to leave the relationship?

Nigerian Broadcast Journalist, Nelly Kalu and I discuss this on my radio show. (Nelly Joins by Phone)

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