What is abuse?
All adults should be able to live their lives free from fear and harm.
- Abuse is when someone hurts you or treats you badly.
- Abuse can happen in any relationship, like a boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife, your family, friends, neighbours and paid carers.
- Abuse can happen by someone you do not know.
- Abuse is always wrong.
- Abuse is against your rights.
- Abuse can happen once or lots of times.
- Abuse is sometimes called domestic abuse.