advice The Menace: Domestic Violence According to the United Nations, Domestic Violence also called Intimate partner violence is a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain power or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Maryjane Osekhodion Okpeaye Read more posts by this author. Maryjane Osekhodion Okpeaye 2 Jan 2021 • 4 min read Subscribe to Utopia Educators Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox Subscribe Great! Check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address!