“Why don’t they leave?” This is a common question when many people hear that someone is in an abusive relationship. Leaving may seem simple but it’s never that easy. And here is why.
Are you looking for practical ways to better support a friend in an abusive relationship? Here are some five simple ways to start with.
A report from UN Women shows a possibility of continuous increase in domestic violence cases. Globally, 243 million women and girls aged 15-49 have been subjected to sexual and/or physical violence perpetrated by an intimate partner in the previous 12 months. Safety planning forms a critical component in the fight against domestic violence during these turbulent times.
During this tough period of Covid19, there has been an upsurge of cases on emotional abuse. Reports attributes it to the stress from the pandemic. While it’s true that stress can trigger aggressive emotions, it should not lead to abuse of anyone. Abuse is a choice and it’s wrong. Here are some 8 warning signs of emotional abuse.