Domestic violence is a violation of your human rights. Everyone has the right to live without fear and threat.

Domestic violence is one of the many forms of violence against women including rape, sexual violence, female genital mutilation, trafficking, forced marriage etc that constitute a violation of the most fundamental human rights.

 

Despite progress, the reality remains that women in Northern Ireland and globally, are still not safe from violence in the home. Additionally, women who experience domestic violence still struggle to overcome barriers of discrimination in the areas of legal rights, housing and finance.

 

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» Your financial rights