It can be physical, which is what most people think about, but it can also include emotional, sexual or economic abuse.It includes the use of intimidation, threats and isolating behaviors.Examples include replacing birth control pills with fakes, puncturing condoms and diaphragms, or threats and violence to prevent an individual's attempted use of birth control.
The terms dating and domestic violence are essentially interchangeable under NJ law.
The term “dating” violence typically refers to “younger” people who are not married.
It is also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, and intimate partner violence (IPV). The following table includes the forms of violence typically defined as part of Intimate partner violence, which is domestic violence in an intimate relationship by one's spouse or lover.
It also includes a column for other family members or partners.
It is important to note that NJ law does not strictly define “dating relationship”, meaning that there is no set time limit for how long a couple must have been dating in order for the victim to seek relief under the law.
Dating/Domestic Violence Policy Review Committee Committee charge: To strengthen response readiness to dating/domestic violence reports through review of UI policies, procedures, and response protocols and provide recommendations to the President.
Intimate partner violence impacts people of all ethnicities, races, classes, abilities and nationalities.
Although there are some general patterns in domestic or dating violence, there is no typical abusive behavior.
Committee members: Project background: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs and activities.