What is the reason behind violence against women by men?

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A man's act of violence against a woman may result from his individual psychological problems, sexual frustration, childhood abuse, unbearable life pressures, drug or alcohol abuse, or an innate urge for aggression. All these factors may contribute to the dynamics of violence. But these "reasons", often given to explain or even justify violent actions, oversimplify a complex reality: that violence against women is about power and control.

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