Coping with domestic abuse: Booklet for CHILDREN aged 6 to 12

The information in this booklet is meant to help children and their parents who live with domestic abuse. It is hoped that it will help them to understand what is happening and will encourage them to talk to other people who can help.


  • What does domestic abuse mean?
  • Why does it happen?
  • Whose fault is it?
  • How might it affect me?
  • Is there anything I can do?
  • Will life ever get better?
  • Should I call the police?
  • Will it ever stop?
  • If one of my parents leaves, will I still see them?
  • What is it like in a refuge?

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