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Video by Dawn Deakle
Courtesy of Fox 26 Houston
What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence and emotional abuse.
Castro's older sister, Ashley Rios, laid out a history that reveals a teenage girl drowning in a world of insecurity and abuse. Castro had a loving family, a passion for animals and a painful secret. ... See MoreSee Less
"Every blow an abuser lands on a victim is freighted with society’s indifference. Employers, courts, and welfare systems all have a stake in maintaining that silence — out of shame, or for profit — and survivors are left burdened by the debt no one else is willing to carry." ... See MoreSee Less