Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Also called intimate partner violence, it takes many forms -including physical, financial, emotional, psychological and sexual violence. Domestic violence is about power and control, and involves violent, abusive or intimidating. It can affect anyone in the community, regardless of their gender, age, disability, sexual identity, race, culture, ethnicity, religion, economic status or location. It does not have to be within the home to be classified as domestic violence.