Understand the 7 types of domestic violence
It’s time we recognise all types of domestic violence for what they are.
Behind someone’s face, you might notice signs such as:
Unexplained injuries or numerous injuries.
Depression or withdrawal, or uncharacteristic outbursts and anger.
Frequently missing work, school, or social occasions without explanation.
Being increasingly isolated and cut off from family and friends.
Increased lack of confidence and self-esteem.
Changes to physical appearance (e.g. stops wearing make-up)
The need to always seek approval and permission from her partner before making a decision.
Often mentions her partner is ‘jealous’ or has a ‘bad temper’.
Criticised and/or humiliated by her partner in public.
If you’ve noticed the violence,
it’s time to respond.