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Domestic Abuse

24 hour Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0800 0271234

Is the physical, mental, sexual, emotional or financial abuse of a woman by someone with whom she is or has been in a relationship.

Some Facts on Domestic Abuse

Most perpetrators of Domestic Abuse are men

  • 1 in 5 women experience some form of domestic abuse in the course of their lifetime
  • In 90% of cases children are present in the same room or nearby during an attack on their mother
  • In Angus police deal with around 1000 incidents involving domestic abuse every year - that's about 20 per week or 3 per day - it is however widely believed that only about 20% of domestic abuse is reported!

What you need to know about Domestic Abuse

  • You and your children have a right to be safe
  • Anyone can experience Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Abuse is never your fault. The abuser is responsible
  • If you are being threatened or physically assaulted by someone, you are or have been, in a relationship with that is Domestic Abuse
  • You do not have to put up with abuse.
  • You do have options and there are organisations that can help you
  • You and your children can recover from the effects of Domestic Abuse and move on with your lives
  • You can make that phone call and ask for help

24 hour Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0800 0271234

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