Domestic Violence Awareness Session

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Ages: 18+ years

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DV Awareness Session Free
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A summary
Domestic violence refers to a pattern of abusive behaviours, including physical, emotional, psychological, and financial abuse, that occurs within a domestic or intimate relationship. Key points in domestic violence awareness include: Definition and Types: Domestic violence encompasses various forms of abuse, such as physical violence, emotional manipulation, sexual assault, economic control, and coercive behaviours. It occurs across all demographics and can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, or socioeconomic status. Prevalence: Domestic violence is a widespread issue affecting millions of individuals worldwide. It occurs in various forms, from subtle control to severe physical harm. Impact on Victims: Domestic violence has serious and long-lasting effects on victims, affecting their physical and mental health, as well as their overall well-being. It can lead to feelings of fear, isolation, and helplessness. Cycle of Violence: There is often a cyclical nature to domestic violence, where abusive behaviours are followed by a period of remorse and promises to change, only for the cycle to repeat. This can create a complex and challenging situation for victims trying to leave the abusive relationship. Barriers to Reporting: Many victims face barriers to reporting domestic violence, including fear of retaliation, economic dependence, cultural stigma, and lack of awareness about available support services. Legal and Social Support: Domestic violence awareness campaigns also focus on educating the public about legal protections available to victims, such as restraining orders, and the importance of community support networks. Prevention and Education: Raising awareness is a key component of prevention. Education programs seek to promote healthy relationships, challenge harmful stereotypes, and empower individuals to recognise and intervene in situations involving domestic violence. Support Services: Domestic violence awareness campaigns highlight the availability of support services, such as shelters, hotlines, counselling, and legal assistance, to help victims escape abusive situations and rebuild their lives. By increasing awareness and understanding, these campaigns aim to create a society that does not tolerate domestic violence, encourages reporting, and provides support for those affected. It involves the collaboration of individuals, communities, and organisations to create a culture of respect and equality.
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Ticket nameDV Awareness Session
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