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Domestic abuse (DA) is the abuse of one person by either their partner or another family member; domestic abuse can happen to anyone.

The cross-government definition of domestic violence and abuse is: 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
  • emotional

Controlling behaviour

Coercive behaviour

Support with abuse

Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHR’s)

 
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