FACTS ABOUT ABUSE
WHAT IS ABUSE?
Physical abuse is ...
a pattern of physical assault, threats or restraints such as beating, hitting kicking, punching, shoving, choking or burning
the use of violence to control another person
Emotional abuse is ...
mistreating a partner by constantly hurting her feelings
Sexual abuse is ...
mistreatment by sexual acts, demands or insults
WHO GETS ABUSED?
- usually women and children
- the abused women could be anybody - sister, mother, neighbor, co-worker
- she may be any age, race or economic status
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Last update: 02/09/18
Updated by: Adrian Chan
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