Forms of abuse 24 (R-D-1089)Forms of violence and abuse

There are many forms of violence and abuse. Refuge offers specialist support to women and children who may be experiencing a variety of forms of gender-based violence including: domestic violence; rape and sexual abuse; forced marriage; so-called ‘honour’-based violence; human trafficking and modern slavery; prostitution; and female genital mutilation (FGM).

If you are experiencing abuse it is important to remember it is not your fault and you are not alone. Refuge is here to support you. You can find out more about our services here.