Articles: domestic violence
Find out the definition of domestic violence and information on why it happens, the cost to society etc.
Access a powerpoint presentation which gives a historical perspective on domestic violence.
If you are recovering from a violent relationship, you may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to your situation.
The questions asked in this article may be relevant to women experiencing domestic violence, for example, "will my partner change?"
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.
Women experiencing emotional abuse may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to their situation.
Women being abused by other family members may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to their situation.
Do you ever hear people say, "it only happens to certain types of women", or "she can leave at any time"? This article explores the myths around domestic abuse.
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.