Sophie's Story

After just six months of being in a relationship with her boyfriend, Sophie knew she needed to leave. She had known him for over a year and was her best friend before they had got into a relationship. He began to be very possessive and controlling. Sophie was no longer allowed to see friends, family […]

Toby's Story

Toby didn’t know his dad was hitting his mum. He knew they were argued all the time and his mum sometimes screamed but he only realised the full extent when him and his mum moved into a refuge to get away from the abuse. At first Toby found it really hard when he had to […]

11-16 Years Old

Domestic Abuse is abuse that happens in the home, it can also happen after a relationship is over.

It is one person having power and control over another and when one person hurts someone they have been or are in a relationship with. It can be; physical, sexual, financial and emotional, and can happen to anyone; women and men, gay and straight, of all different origins.

It is NEVER OKAY and it is NEVER THE VICTIM OR CHILD’S FAULT.

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Behaviour Quiz

Toby didn’t know his dad was hitting his mum. He knew they were argued all the time and his mum sometimes screamed but he only realised the full extent when him and his mum moved into a refuge to get away from the abuse. At first Toby found it really hard when he had to […]

Staying Safe Online

Toby didn’t know his dad was hitting his mum. He knew they were argued all the time and his mum sometimes screamed but he only realised the full extent when him and his mum moved into a refuge to get away from the abuse. At first Toby found it really hard when he had to […]

Warning Signs

Toby didn’t know his dad was hitting his mum. He knew they were argued all the time and his mum sometimes screamed but he only realised the full extent when him and his mum moved into a refuge to get away from the abuse. At first Toby found it really hard when he had to […]

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