In the unfortunate event that you or your family becomes a victim of domestic violence, you should seriously consider getting help.
Domestic violence goes against the basic human rights every human being is guaranteed.
If you are married and living overseas, it is possible to separate from your abusive spouse and keep your visa and legal status even as an immigrant woman.
The United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada and several other countries have domestic violence provisions in their immigration policy to protect immigrants who are subjected to domestic abuse.
The abuser creates an emotional environment where they have control over the victim because of this abuse.
While there is no single form of verbal abuse, the effect on the person who receives the abuse is the same.
If you are in a relationship with them, attempt to discuss their hurtful words and let them know how it makes you feel.
Sometimes, people do not realize that they are being overly critical or that their negative comments hurt you, so make them aware.
Stress and emotional trauma can also lead to physical harm and poor physical health.
Often, an abuser will blame the victim for their behavior. There is no reason for anyone to verbally abuse you.
The US-based National Domestic Violence Hotline also has some advice on how you can help a friend or family member who is a victim of abuse.
International Organizations Several international organizations are campaigning for a violence-free world and can be a helpful starting point for those looking for more information or help.
EUROPE (Eastern & Western): One of the main concerns for a DV victim is often there is a child involved and they want to ensure the child’s safety should the victim leave the abuser.