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Safe from Violence - a guide for women following separation

This booklet covers issues for women who are considering separation, or have separated from a violent partner.

Topics covered:

  • What is domestic or family violence?
  • Are you a victim of domestic violence?
  • Different kinds of family violence
  • The effect of domestic violence on women
  • Children’s responses to family violence
  • Breaking the silence
  • On the road to separation
  • Help along the way
  • Domestic or Family Violence Orders
  • A Safety Plan
  • Safety and technology
  • Safe parenting after separation
  • Moving forward
  • Where to get further assistance


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The views or opinions expressed in this information are general in nature and do not constitute professional advice. You may benefit from professional help to deal with individual and complex issues.