Abuse & Bullying
Abuse can affect anyone from all walks of life. It can take the form of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse or neglect. Bullying is also a form of abuse, which has a detrimental affect on a person’s life.
Physical abuse can occur through hitting, punching, burning, scalding, choking, kicking, throwing, beating or other actions, which cause physical injury.
Emotional abuse can happen through name calling, intimidating, humiliating, manipulating, criticizing and threatening which damages self-esteem and self-worth.
Sexual abuse is any type of sexual behaviour which is not consensual or which is between an adult and a child or older child and younger child.