This website has information to help you spot the (often subtle) signs of family harm, find support and learn how to support others.
“An abuser isn’t abusive 24/7. They usually display positive character traits most of the time. That’s what makes the abuse so confusing when it happens, and what makes leaving so much more difficult.”
“About half of all homicides in New Zealand are committed by an offender who is identified as family”
“Family violence is not a crime of love, it is a crime of ownership”
“Children are present at about 80% of all violent incidents in New Zealand homes. 1 in 3 women experience violence from their partner in their lifetime”
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