For women who have lived through domestic abuse, Valentine’s Day can trigger difficult emotions.
Survivors of abuse may feel more than just alone. The day can bring feelings of resentment, anger, and sadness.
C... Read more
Actions for Happiness
Success tends to be determined in economic terms - what we possess, what we earn, the material stuff we have in our lives.
Perhaps we’ve got it all wrong.
Shouldn’t the currency of success be the happiness we f... Read more
Supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage
Karma Nirvana is an award-winning National charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. Honour crimes are not determined by age, faith, gender or sexuality, and Karma Nirvana support and work wit... Read more
Men who endure abuse
Talking about abuse and domestic violence can be a difficult task for anyone. It can be painful, confusing and make you feel ashamed, inadequate and isolated.
And it can be incredibly challenging when you are a man be... Read more
LGBT+ and domestic abuse
Galop has provided advice, support, research and lobbying around the issues of LGBT+ policing for over 30 years. They support all LGBT+ people who've experienced hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence.
LGBT+ ex... Read more
Getting your company to understand why domestic abuse affects business
Domestic abuse not only impacts on the wellbeing of the person being abused, it affects co-workers and the financial strength and success of the companies for which they work too.
One in three women will experience ... Read more
What does financial abuse look like?
“Wealth means power: the power to subdue, to crush, to exploit, the power to enslave, to outrage, to degrade”. – Emma Goldman
What is financial abuse?
Financial abuse involves controlling a person’s ability ... Read more
How to spot a perpetrator
With one in four women suffering domestic abuse at some point in their lives, many of these being repeat survivors, it can be helpful to be aware of the patterns of behaviour we need to be wary of.
Domestic abuse has ... Read more
What is a bystander and how can you help someone suffering abuse?
One of our Outreach Officer, Sandra, goes through what coercive control is and how you can spot it - whether it may be happening to you or someone you know. It could be friend, family member or even a colleague.
Domes... Read more
Coercive behaviour and how to escape it
Coercive control can be defined as an act or pattern of acts of assault, threats, humiliation or other abuse that is used to harm, punish or frighten. Coercive and controlling behaviour has been a criminal offence in thi... Read more
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