There are many different forms of violence. All of them come back to relationships between people that are about an abuse of power and control. Everyone deserves their human rights to be respected – and that includes living a life that is safe and free from fear.
The four main types of violence that the Crisis Centre deals with are listed below.
Rape is more likely to be done by someone you know, rather than a stranger. The majority of rape perpetrators are known to the victim – such as family members or trusted friends. Get the facts on rape.