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Intersections

Common risk factors

common risksFour risks factors are the most common that drive the intersections of VAW and VAC: gender inequality, male dominance in households, partner conflict and harmful consumption of alcohol.

 

  • Gender inequality drive power dynamics between adults and children and creates the possibility for violence to occur.
     
  • Male dominance underpin controlling behaviour and drives violence at home.
     
  • Partner conflict was associated with IPV and increased risk of children experiencing emotional, physical and sexual violence.
     
  • Harmful use of alcohol was associated with increased risk for IPV.

 

Click on the headings below for resources on the common risks: