IPV Perpetration & Child Maltreatment: Shared Risk Factors
This inforgraphic addresses the shared risk factors between IPV perpetration and child maltreatment.
IPV and child maltreatment are inter-related forms of violence. In fact, over 33% of children exposed to IPV in the past year also experienced maltreatment, compared to just 9% of children with no IPV exposure.5. Not surprisingly, there are many common risk factors between IPV perpetration and child maltreatment perpetration.
- Social norms supporting violence
- Gender inequality
- Weak sanctions (e.g. neighbors unwilling to intervene)
- Financial stress
- Martial Conflict
- Unhealthy family relationships Individual:
- Young age
- Alcohol/drug use
This infographic emerged from the Issue-Based Newsletter 20: Links between the maltreatment of girls & later victimization or use of violence.