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Children, Violence and Trauma

Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma This video discusses how violence and trauma affect children, including the serious and long-lasting consequences for their physical and mental health; signs that a child may be exposed…

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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic and Family Violence is any behaviour which occurs in an intimate or family relationship and is violent, threatening, coercive or controlling or causes a victim to live in fear.    Domestic Violence is widespread…

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The Rights of the Child

Every child has rights no matter who they are, where they live or what they believe. These rights are enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Almost every country has…

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What Children Need - our help to Speak Out

Children Need us to Speak Out

Children who are exposed to Domestic Violence need to know that things can change and that the violence can end. Children need our help. We as a community can speak out. Hope for the future….

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Impact on Children

Exposure to Domestic Violence and its impact on children has been associated with a variety of problems in their development including: Emotional problems: crying, anxiety and sadness; repressed feelings of fear, anger, guilt and confusion…

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Forms of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is usually a pattern of behaviour aimed at controlling the victim. However, in some circumstances it may be an incident of physical violence in response to the other person’s ongoing patterns of power…

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Women On the Verge

Women On the Verge is an 8 week program providing support, information and encouragement for women dealing with the effects of Domestic and Family Violence. Participants benefit from a safe and supportive environment with experienced facilitators. The…

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Resilience in Children

We know that early intervention leads to the most successful outcomes for children. By focusing on resilience, all of us can make a crucial contribution to the ongoing success and wellbeing of our children. What…

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