Posts in the "4Th December 2016" category

Day 10: 60% of abuse starts before age 25

Posted on December 04, 2016

WA_illustration_10

In a national survey on domestic violence in Ireland, almost 60% of people who were severely abused said that the abuse started when they were under 25 years old.

Women's Aid hears from young women when their relationship starts to feels unhealthy, often after something has happened that may have made women feel unsafe or uncomfortable. When it feels like he is just 'too into you'. We also hear from women who have been living with domestic violence for some time that the signs that their partners were possessive and controlling were there from the start. But to them and their family and friends, it appeared like they were just 'so into her'.

Read the full entry »

Permanent link | Categories: 16 days201616 Facts for 16 DaysDay 104th December 2016