Batterers-Rapist Risk Factors


•Often portrayed as jealous, domineering.
•Feel a sense of entitlement to have sex with “their property.”
•Pregnancy places women at higher risk for physical and sexual abuse.
•Being ill or recently discharged from the hospital are also risk factors.
•Women are at higher risk of being physically/sexually abused when they attempt to leave.
•2/3 of women were sexually assaulted at the end of a relationship.
•Women who are separated/divorced from partners at high risk for sexual abuse.

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