Are some people at higher risk?
What role does the family play?One of the major criticisms of this model is that it does not give enough importance to the element of ‘family’ which is a significant element in many cultures. This is an area that our lead educator, Parveen Ali has described in her research. You can find out more by reading her article “Not Managing Expectations: A Grounded Theory of Intimate Partner Violence From the Perspective of Pakistani People”.
What do you think?Can you think of a risk factor for each level (individual, relationship, community and society)?
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