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About family violence

No to Violence works with men who use violence.

Family violence is a pattern of abusive and controlling behaviour that takes many different forms. It happens within intimate relationships as well as between family members and is rarely a one-off incident.

Family violence can affect anyone, regardless of sex, age, race, sexuality, disability, income, gender or lifestyle. However, violent behaviour is most frequently used by men, as a way to exercise power and control over women and children.

Types of abuse

Family violence can be made up of many different behaviours.

Support for people
who are
violence or abuse

If you are experiencing violence, support is available.

Evidence base

No to Violence regularly participates in research across the sector and academia.