ABUSE

“The most damaging aspect of abuse, is the trauma to our hearts and souls from being betrayed by the people that we love and trust.”

 

- Robert Burney

CHRISSIE'S STORY

Chrissie shares her brave story of survival through domestic violence and personal terrorism to a new life of peace.

In Australia, domestic violence is defined as violent, threatening or other behaviour by a person that coerces or controls a member of the person's family, or causes the family member to be fearful.

 

A survey of domestic violence data in Australia revealed that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men have experienced at least one incident of violence from a current or former partner since the age of 15.

A critical report by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in 2018 revealed that 1 in 6 (approximately 1.5 million) women and 1 in 9 (approximately 992,000 men) were physically and/or sexually abused before the age of 15.

The same report revealed that 72,000 women, 34,000 children and 9,000 men employed homelessness services in 2016–17 due to domestic violence.

V I D S

B O O K  S

beauty for ashes
healing the scars of emotional abuse
HEALING THE SCARS OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE GREGORY L. JANTZ PHD
healing the wounded heart
the wounded heart
WOUNDED HEART DAN ALLENDER
Safe People
HUSH MOVING FROM SILENCE TO HEALING AFTER CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
CHRISTINE CAINE ABUSED BUT NOT DEFEATED
BROKEN CHILDREN GROWN UP PAIN PAUL HEGSTROM
MENDING THE SOUL STEVEN TRACY

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