Modern technology gives abusers ever-growing ways to control, isolate, humiliate and dominate women using the tools of everyday life . Whether you’re a survivor or a professional, Refuge’s resources will equip you to understand how to use different devices, apps, websites and networks safely.
Reported cases of people being exploited, forced into modern forms of slavery and trafficked into the UK are on the increase. We feature this blog because of the overlap between modern slavery and domestic abuse. Both men and women can be victims of domestic abuse, coercive and controlling behaviour and sexual exploitation. Our thanks go to the Herts Modern Slavery Partnership for this blog.
Sometimes it can be difficult to know what options are available to you legally when you are in an abusive relationship. This is a quick run through of some of those options. We would always recommend that you obtain professional advice. The Helpline can give you the phone numbers of legal firms in Herts that can help you.
No matter how much you may love or care for the person who is hurting you, there is no excuse for Elder Abuse. You have the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. Domestic Abuse of Older people is acknowledged to be under reported. In this guide on Elder Abuse we highlight how to spot the signs you are victim and how to get help.
This article looks at what you should do to stay safe after leaving an abusive relationship. The period after leaving can be a dangerous time during which you may be at risk. There are steps you can take to keep you and your family as safe as possible and to minimise the risk of contact with your former partner.
In this article we highlight the key things to look out for to enable anyone to spot the signs some-one at work, a friend or neighbour is struggling in an abusive relationship.
Domestic Violence is having a negative impact on the morale, productivity and performance of workplace teams across our county and we are on a mission, to help business colleagues address this by taking a stand against Domestic Violence.