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Support for family and friends of women experiencing abuse 12.12.07
One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. The chances are high that you may know a sister, mum, colleague, cousin or friend who is experiencing violence behind closed doors. View questions and answers which may be relevant to your situation below.
Support for survivors: emotional abuse 12.12.07
Women experiencing emotional abuse may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to their situation.
Support for survivors: abuse from family members 12.12.07
Women being abused by other family members may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to their situation.
Support for survivors: disabled and domestic violence 12.12.07
Women who are disabled and experiencing domestic violence may find the following questions and answers relevant to their situation.
Support for survivors: drugs and alcohol 12.12.07
Women experiencing domestic violence who are experiencing issues with drugs or alcohol may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to their situation.
Support for survivors: stalking 07.12.07
If you have experienced domestic violence and are concerned about continuing harrassment, you may find the answers to these questions useful.
Support for survivors: children and domestic violence 06.12.07
Women with children experiencing domestic violence may find the answers to these questions useful. For example, "would my children be able to come into a refuge with me?"
Support for survivors: criminal law 06.12.07
If you have experienced domestic violence, you may find the answers to these questions about how the police respond to domestic violence useful.
Cycle of violence 24.07.07
The term “Cycle of Violence” is used in two distinct ways to refer to two separate models of domestic violence and abusive behaviour,which is both confusing and misleading.  Learn about the two models and what they mean.
Routes to Safety: Protection issues facing abused women and children and the role of outreach services 10.07.02
Routes to Safety is a major research undertaking conducted by Dr Cathy Humphreys and Dr Ravi Thiara. They sought the views of 200 women and 14 children who had experienced domestic violence as well as 12 workers in the participating domestic violence intervention projects.