The Government define domestic violence and abuse as: any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.
The abuse can encompass, but is not limited to psychological, physical, sexual, financial, and emotional.
Examples of domestic violence include:
- Physical violence
- Belittling and controlling behaviour
- ‘Honour’ based violence
- Female genital mutilation (FGM)
- Forced marriage.
Further information can be found on partner websites which are listed below.
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Working with the police and other agencies, we can offer a service to make the victim safer in their home through the fitting of smoke alarms, letterbox security devices, window alarms and tailored advice regarding security and fire safety.
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