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Danger Behind Closed Doors: How Covid-19 Precautions Affect Victims of Intimate Partner Violence  

Author:  Leanna  Stoufer.

Source: Volume 25, Number 06, August/September 2020 , pp.105-107(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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Written by a front-line advocate, this article explores the ways in which the trauma experienced by DV victims is compounded by COVID-19 precautions that, in normal situations, are reasonable, but which can become deadly when abuser, victim, and children are all trapped under one roof.

Keywords: Power and Control Wheel; Isolation; Threats and Intimidation; Financial Abuse

Affiliations:  1: Project Safeguard.

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