Abuse within communities
Domestic Abuse occurs across society, regardless of age, gender, sexuality, wealth and geography. This means it is happening around you, in your community. We understand that women of a particular faith or background will have different cultural barriers to contend with.
We are all so busy with our day to day lives that we quite often miss somebody’s need right under our noses. Victims of Domestic Abuse are often extremely good at covering it up and sometimes are in denial themselves. Just being aware of this and having your community aware of your stand against Domestic Abuse gives a more open opportunity for them to come to you for help.
Women should always look in their local area for local organisations offering support and help for those who experience domestic abuse. There are a number of national groups offering help to women in different communities: