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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Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence is a kind of violence committed by an intimate partner (boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, etc) that causes physical, sex... Read more >

Relationship Warning Signs

Respectful relationships involve an equal balance of power and control between partners. When one partner has more control and/or power over the other... Read more >

Signs of Abuse in a relationship

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What is sexual assault?

Sexual assault is a crime. It is a broad term that describes all sexual offences against adults and children, and it includes rape. Any sexual activit... Read more >
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