Domestic violence and abuse is when someone is experiencing controlling and threatening behaviour and/or violence from a partner, ex partner or a family member. This definition includes Honour Based Violence (HBV), Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation.
If you think you or someone else are a victim of domestic violence there are services that can help.
Sexual violence and abuse is any sexual act or attempted act that is unwanted by the victim (i.e. without consent).
If you think you or someone else are a victim of sexual violence there are services that can help.
CONSENT! What does it mean?
Have a look at this video
For professionals who come into contact with adults and children affected by domestic or sexual abuse:
Domestic Abuse Toolkit – identification, assessment, safety planning, specialist services, templates they can use.
Training page in the Practitioner section.
Jobs page in Practitioner section.