physical violence

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Definition

Bodily harm suffered as a result of the application of immediate and unlawful physical force often associated with sexual and psychological violence resulting in injuries, distress and health problems. 

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Source(s)

Council of Europe (2011). Explanatory Report to the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence. Council of Europe Treaty Series No 210.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1318