Abuse & Violence

Intimate Partner Violence is a kind of violence that occurs in intimate relationships. Statistics tell us that one in three women and one in six men will experience physical or sexual abuse in their life. Violence and abuse in relationships doesn’t just happen and it is NOT inevitable. The information below explains Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) including early warning signs and ways to help yourself or others to stay safe.


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