Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse and harmful practices can include issues such as:

  • Stalking and harassment
  • Sexual assault and rape
  • Honour based abuse
  • Forced marriage
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Trafficking
  • Prostitution
  • Child sexual exploitation

Whilst women and girls are the most common victims of these crimes, it is important to recognise that men and boys are also at risk of domestic abuse and can access the same support as women and girls.

Everyone has the right to live without fear, intimidation or abuse. If you or someone you know is affected by domestic abuse or violence against women and girls, confidential specialist help and support is available.