Domestic abuse is when someone in your family uses violence or bullying to get another adult to do what they want. It can include:
- Physical violence
- Sexual violence
- Controlling behaviours including financial
- Cultural or honour violence
Domestic violence is never the fault of a child or young person. If a child or young person witnesses, or hears domestic abuse than this is a form of child abuse.
If you are worried that you or a friend are witnessing domestic abuse then you can talk to a trusted adult in school or a member of the safeguarding team who will make sure you are safe, and that you get the right support.
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