Abstract: This study aimed to determine the relationship between family characteristics with the intensity of domestic violence committed by the husband and wife as well ashow to developa modelof prevention of domestic violence that is institutionalized by developing Posdaya (Family Empowerment Post) in the community. A survey of domestic violence-prone families conducted in two regencies, namely Indramayu and Cianjur regency. The sample was selected from two districts and 4 villages with the number of respondents 178 families, each consisting of husband, wife and children. Data on domestic violence were analyzed by descriptive and correlational. The results showed that domestic violence committed husband to wife and vice versa wife against husband both in Cianjur and Indramayu regency is included in the low category. There is a significant negative relationship between the level of psychological violence committed by the husband and wifes age and education husband and there is a significant positive relationship between the level of economic violence committed by the wife to the husbands age. Intervention models to strengthen local institutions that can support a family protection against domestic violence at the community level need to be developed, for example through Posdaya.
Pudji Muljono, Sarwititi Sarwoprasodjo and Mintarti , 2016. Developing the Family Model to Reduce Family Domestic Violence in West Java, Indonesia. The Social Sciences, 11: 719-727.