Domestic Abuse

Gavin Smith Domestic Violence, One Minute 0 Comments

Domestic abuse negatively affects children and young people. We know that they are often more aware of what is happening than parents think. How they respond depends on their age, personality and support network; but they recover best when they are helped to understand and to process what is happening/has happened to them.

Honour Based Violence

Gavin Smith Domestic Violence, One Minute 0 Comments

Thursday 14th July is a day on which people across the country will be remembering those who have died due to so-called “Honour based violence” including Forced marriage. The day is the birthday of a young woman called Shafilea Ahmed who was murdered by her parents when she was 17 years old. This year would have been her 30th birthday. …