WHAT IS DOMESTIC ABUSE?

Every minute in the UK an incident of domestic abuse is reported to the Police. It is estimated that on average 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will experience domestic abuse at some stage in their lifetime. It can take many forms including physical, emotional, financial, psychological, sexual and “honour based” violence.

Domestic abuse is an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.

This can include but is not limited to the following types of abuse:

Find out more about identified types of Domestic Abuse & Violence.

More information:

You can read more about Domestic Abuse in a series of blogs written by our Outreach Worker, Sandra

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