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Domestic Abuse

In England & Wales, 29% of women and 16% of men, have experienced domestic abuse at some point in their life. But because it happens behind closed doors, the problem is often ignored. The effects of physical and emotional torment can be far-reaching, having huge impact on the health of the victim and that of any children living in the home. Ceredigion Domestic Abuse Forum


Domestic Abuse can take many forms including:

  • physical – including bullying and threats
  • sexual – rape and forced participation in sexual acts
  • emotional – including mental or verbal abuse and humiliation
  • psychological – including isolation, sleep deprivation and intimidation
  • economic – forced financial dependence, being made to ask for money or withholding money completely.

West Wales Domestic Abuse Service




Mid Wales Rape Support Centre