Violence against Women

Violence against women is behaviour that is used to control and intimidate.

It is an abuse of power that can leave women feeling physically hurt, trapped, depressed, despaired and/or fearful.

Forms of violence against women include:

  • Domestic Violence,
  • Sexual assault;
  • Psychological and emotional abuse;
  • Financial abuse;
  • Physical violence;
  • Intimidation, threats and stalking.

Fairfield City is taking a stand against Domestic Violence.

Violence has serious social, health and economic costs for women, their families and communities. Assistance and support is available for women experiencing violence.