Domestic Abuse

Definition

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.

Greenwich Strategy

  • To follow

Greenwich GuidanceĀ 

Wider Resources