STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM In preparation for the research proposal, prepare a brief discussion of the central social or clinical problem that will focus on the research proposal. Below are questions that should be addressed in this assignment. MY TOPIC- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE specifically on women and children 1. Is the problem/issue clearly articulated in the literature? 2. Is the scope and severity of the problem addressed? 3. Does the assignment address the variation of the problem’s scope and severity by race and ethnicity? 4. Does the assignment address the role that structural inequality play in the extent and severity of the problem? 5. Does the assignment address how the literature reports on potential risk, protective and promotive factors related to the problem? Expected Length: 2-3 pages (double-spaced, 12-point font), excluding title and reference pages. Student should have at least 5 references from peer-reviewed journals published within the last ten years.