300-075 Practice 300-070 dumps 210-060 dumps questions 100-105 test 200-125 examcollection 300-115 pdf CISSP Lab material

LEAVE THIS SITE NOW
If our lines are closed or busy call the 24-hour National Helpline on FREEPHONE 0800 027 1234

Domestic Abuse

What is domestic abuse?

Domestic abuse is persistent and controlling behaviour by a partner or ex-partner which causes physical, sexual and/or emotional harm. It often gets worse over time. It is very common. In most cases, it is experienced by women and children and is perpetrated by men.

  • Domestic abuse is not an isolated incident.
  • It isn’t a fight or an argument.
  • There may be no bruises.
  • It is a pattern of dominating and isolating someone through fear and threats or undermining their self-confidence and self-esteem.
  • It can happen if you live with your partner, or if you don’t.
  • It can be perpetrated by a partner or an ex-partner.
  • It can happen if you have children, and if you don’t.
  • It cuts across class, ethnic and social boundaries.
  • It often involves serious and sustained physical and sexual abuse which can cause injuries and lead to long-term health problems.
  • It can take the form of withholding money and finances, monitoring women and children’s movements, restricting what they wear, who they see, where they go and what they say, on and offline.
  • It can be threatening to or distributing intimate images.
  • It can be manipulating or forcing someone to do something sexual that they don’t want to.
  • It can involve stalking and isolating women from their friends and family.
  • It can involve physical violence.
  • Women (and their children) are sometimes killed by a partner or ex-partner.

 

To access any of our services call 0131 315 8110 or email duty@edinwomensaid.co.uk. If you wish to refer a client to us please also contact us using these details.

No woman or child should be subjected to domestic abuse. If it is happening to you, please remember, it’s not your fault and we can help. Follow this link for more details of our Drop in and Phone Support Service

 

 

 

 

 

@EdinWomensAid

- 1 hour ago

@VMunro_Law: RBG leaves a legacy in life and in law for which we should all be grateful, and a powerful testament of the difference that gender difference makes. A loss of huge proportions on so many levels. https://t.co/OFxgMeAh58
h J R
@EdinWomensAid

- 1 hour ago

@MalcolmChishol1: Final chance this weekend to contribute to @EdinWomensAid team Kiltwalk fundraising to support children affected by domestic abuse. See other tweet in thread for example of this support and see link below for donation details. And massive thanks to all who've already contributed. https://t.co/NyaGx8Lsyv
h J R
@EdinWomensAid

- 2 hours ago

@UN_Women: We will never forget Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice. #RBG was a champion for justice and she cleared the way for gender equality so other women can have a seat at the table. Her legacy will live on. Rest in power 🖤 https://t.co/wjNoYq3IlG
h J R
@EdinWomensAid

- 2 hours ago

@scotwomensaid: If the #BBCEastenders #Chantelle storyline looks familiar to you - if you know what it’s like to be scared of your partner or ex - we are here for you. Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline is available 24/7 on 0800 027 1234. https://t.co/2ry9s0ViMc
h J R
@EdinWomensAid

- 19 hours ago

@BBCWomansHour: The domestic abuse storyline on @bbceastenders comes to a tragic end tonight with the death of Chantelle. We discuss how it reflects reality with the Head of Continuing Drama Kate Oates, and Sarah Davidge from @womensaid: https://t.co/M3c5Uz1l03 https://t.co/egxY2Acpx9
h J R