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Types of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

The Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline provides information and support to those affected by Domestic
and Sexual Abuse across Northern Ireland.

Psychological abuse

Psychological abuse involves a person’s attempts to frighten, control, or isolate you.

Sexual abuse

Sexual abuse is abusive sexual behaviour by one person upon another. It is often perpetrated using force or by taking advantage.

Physical abuse

Physical abuse is any intentional act causing injury or trauma to another person by way of bodily contact.

Coercive control

Coercive control is an act or patterns of assault, threats, humiliation and intimidation or other abuse that is used to harm, punish, or frighten their victim.

Financial abuse

Financial abuse can take the form of fraud, theft or using of a vulnerable persons property without their permission. Click to read more.

Technological abuse

Technological abuse is using modern technology to perpetrators ways to stalk, isolate and control.

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