2. About Domestic Abuse

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Forced Marriage

2017-07-24T22:07:38+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 4. About Sexual Violence, 6. Children and Young People, 7. General Safety and Security Information|

A forced marriage is a marriage where one or both people do not consent to the marriage and pressure or abuse is used For more information please visit: Forced Marriage Briefing for Professionals Information if the individual is going overseas https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325920/FCO_FM2014_A6_web.pdf http://www.karmanirvana.org.uk http://ikwro.org.uk/about-us/ www.freedomcharity.org.uk The “One-Chance” Rule All practitioners working with victims of forced marriage and [...]

Honour Based Violence

2017-07-24T22:07:38+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 4. About Sexual Violence, 6. Children and Young People, 7. General Safety and Security Information|

What is Honour Based Violence? The CPS and ACPO have a common definition of honour based violence: 'Honour based violence is a crime or incident, which has or may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family and / or community'. The terms “honour crime” or “honour-based violence” or “izzat” embrace [...]

Cyber Stalking

2017-07-24T22:07:38+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 4. About Sexual Violence, 6. Children and Young People, 7. General Safety and Security Information|

Cyber stalking can be defined as threatening behaviour or unwanted advances or harassment using the Internet, email, social networking sites or text messaging. It shares some characteristics with stalking in that it is deliberate, persistent and personal and involves the pursuit, harassment, or contact of others in an unwanted manner. Cyber stalking and Domestic Abuse [...]

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender

2017-07-24T22:07:38+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 4. About Sexual Violence|

Domestic violence can and does happen in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender relationships. Lesbian and gay experiences of domestic violence are not always recognised and/or acknowledged by individuals and/or agencies. As a consequence lesbians and gay men do not always get the help and support which they need to deal with these experiences. Lesbians and [...]

Children and Young People

2018-11-08T14:41:44+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 6. Children and Young People|

Domestic abuse is a repeated pattern of behaviour. It can include several different types of abusive behaviour, and may get worse the longer the two people are together. People use domestic abuse to control other people. If you are a young person in an abusive relationship yourself, remember that you are not to blame. Young [...]

Twelves Company Respond to HMIC Report on Domestic Abuse, December 2015

2017-07-24T22:07:38+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 8. News|

See our full statement here: Domestic abuse press statement 16.12.15 Summary ‘Increasingly everyone’s business: a progress report on the police response to domestic abuse,’ a report published yesterday by HMIC, found that police response to domestic abuse is improving, but that the police are at risk of being overwhelmed by calls relating to domestic abuse. [...]