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The Impact of Family Violence

Abuse is usually an attempt by a family member to apply control through threats, fear, verbal abuse or violence. Victims of family violence may be cut off from friends, family and neighbours and lose their network of social support. With time, the abuser may use more severe methods to maintain control. Eventually the violence may lead to serious injury and can result in hospitalisation, or even de...

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Why Seek Help?

Research has found that those who tend to engage in relationship violence increase their abuse over time. In other words, it gets worse over time, not better. If you believe there may be a problem in your relationship, do not ignore the warnig signs and get help NOW. Taking the steps to stop the violence in your own home is the only way to break the cycle of violence

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Is Violence Affecting your Life

The family is the basic unit of society. When violence takes place within the family, the impact is felt by everyone and there can be alarming consequences. Singapore takes a serious view of violence in any form – the community and the government will step in to provide protection to victims of violence and to address the offending behaviour.

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