Family Violence happens in many ways (as defined by the Domestic Violence Act 1995):
Making you think you’re crazy
Put downs, harrassment
To your safety and/or the safety of others
Keeping you away from your friends, family and support
Molestation, rape, coercion
Keeping you financially dependent
Living in fear
Slaps, punches, kicks using weapons (only 10% of family violence is physical)
Using technology to harm, defame, track, defraud you.
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If these definitions and examples sound like you or someone you know call for help – 0800 456 450.
Find out more
You can find out more about Family Violence by visiting The Campaign for Action on Family Violence website.