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Emotional abuse

Emotional abuse, also known as verbal or psychological abuse, is the use of words, behaviours, and body language to maintain power and control over someone. In abusive relationships, emotional abuse is often accompanied by physical, sexual or financial abuse; learn more about other types of domestic violence here.   Healthy conflict vs emotional abuse Healthy […]

Older woman thinking

“I believed my marriage vows were for life – I stood up in front of my family, my friends, my church – for the good times and the bad, was I wrong for wanting something different now? Was the promise I made greater than the need to keep me and my children safe?”   Your […]

  Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence or family and domestic violence, describes the behaviour between current or former intimate partners – where one partner tries to exert power and control over the other, usually through fear. This can be implemented through physical, psychological, sexual, social and spiritual abuse. Read more on the […]

If you don’t already have International Women’s Day (IWD) marked in your calendar, there’s still time to show your support for women’s achievements and to take action for equality.   Held on the 8th of March, 2022’s theme asks us to ‘imagine a gender-equal world’.   A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination, where […]

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