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Domestic Abuse


Any incident or pattern of incidents of Controlling Behaviour, Coercive Behaviour or Threatening Behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality. This can encompass but is not limited to the following types of abuse:

  • Psychological;
  • Physical;
  • Sexual; or
  • Financial.

This also includes Honour Based Violence, Female Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage, and is clear that victims are not confined to one gender or ethnic group.

For more information and to find out what support is available please click here to be redirected to the Domestic Abuse section on the Royal Borough of Greenwich Website.

The Greenwich Safeguarding Children Partnership Domestic Violence Factsheet provides practitioners across the network with tools, guidance and ideas about working with Domestic Violence and Abuse.

Wider Resources