What is Domestic Abuse?
Domestic abuse includes any attempt by one person in an intimate or family relationship to dominate and control the other. The abusive person will use fear, guilt, shame, intimidation and/or violence to control and dominate the other, causing fear, physical harm and/or psychological harm. Domestic abuse is a violation of human rights and is never acceptable. But once abusive behaviour is recognised, help is available and it can be stopped.