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Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse is defined by the Home Office as “Incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse... by someone who is or has been an intimate partner or family member regardless of gender or sexuality”

It includes psychological, physical, sexual, financial, emotional abuse; so called ‘honour’ based violence; Female Genital Mutilation and forced marriage.


Last updated: Jun 15 2023

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