가정폭력 | Overview of Domestic Violence
Physical attack by the abuser is often accompanied by, or culminates in, sexual violence wherein the victim is forced to have sexual intercourse with the abuser or take part in unwanted sexual activity. Also includes beating of the sexual parts of the body, prostitution, sodomy, sex with other people, or the use of pornography. Accusations of infidelity. Rape within a marriage is illegal.
The abuser’s psychological or mental violence attempts to frighten the victim by constant verbal abuse, harassment, excessive possessiveness isolating the woman from friends and family, deprivation of physical and economic resources, and destruction of personal property. Threats to harm her or others, harassing or even killing pets. He also could threaten to kidnap her or the children.