Domestic abuse is more common than most of us realise...
I was on the Herefordshire Bench for 4 years (that’s the bench not a bench!). I was proud to be one of our local JPs and in a privileged position where I might be able to make a small difference to people’s lives in a positive way. Somehow too I saw it as a continuation […]
Dee shares her experiences of teenage domestic abuse. I met him on my first day of college when I was 16. We got on very well and became good friends. He asked me out a couple of months later and we became inseparable. We always had a couple of hours to wait for our buses […]
Here are the facts about legal measures which could protect you...
Maggie Lloyd tells us about working with Safer Places. Having worked as a volunteer with a domestic abuse charity for almost three years, I have heard many terrible tales of the suffering and abuse endured by women. I have discovered that domestic abuse is no respecter of age, social class or professional status. I have […]
The Birmingham Crisis Centre explains abusive behaviours and offers advice to women experiencing domestic violence. The Home Office states that: Any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or 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 […]
A t4w readers shares her story