Domestic abuse is when you are controlled, bullied or threatened by your partner or a family member, who wants to gain control over you.
Most people think of women with a black eye when they think of domestic abuse, but abuse can also be mental, emotional, psychological, sexual or financial.
It doesn’t happen to one kind of person either – women and men of all classes, ages and backgrounds can suffer abuse.
BCWA is committed to ending domestic abuse in all its forms, which include:
Do any of these statements remind you of your partner or someone in your family?
These are ALL indicators of abuse.
If you recognise yourself or someone else in these statements, get help now.