In an emergency always dial 999.
Domestic violence affects people of every class, age, race, disability, gender and sexuality. The violence can begin at any stage of a relationship and may continue after the relationship has ended. Children are often at risk of harm in families affected by domestic violence – whether from being abused directly or from what they witness.
The violence may involve:
sexual assault and threats
making someone feel worthless
not letting them have any money
not allowing them to leave home
On this page you will find information and advice on what to do if you are a victim of domestic violence.
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