Gender-based violence is a systemic pattern of controlling, coercing, and violent behaviour intended to punish, abuse and ultimately control the thoughts, beliefs, and actions.
It is about power and control.
It includes emotional, physical, verbal, sexual and financial abuse. It encompasses intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse and violence between siblings.
If you’re afraid of your partner, that’s a big red flag.
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