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Domestic Violence in Film: Pregnancy Abuse and Teen Dating Violence  

Author:  Megan  Miller.

Source: Volume 22, Number 04, April/May 2017 , pp.60-62(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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A review of two recent documentaries that explore violence against women through the eyes of young women, each documentary highlighting a disturbing dimension of gender-based violence. The films also emphasize the importance of speaking out for survivors despite significant social pressure to remain silent.

Keywords: pregnancy abuse; teen dating violence; pregnancy and the increased risk of death and injury by an abusive partner; impact of social media on teenage sexual assault survivors; character attacks, threats of physical violence, and arson; media role in s

Affiliations:  1: Van Dermyden Maddux Law.

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