Girlguiding: ‘The Care vs Control report’

Majority of girls and young women unaware of domestic violence signs

Three quarters of girls and young women aged between 11- and 21-years-old are unaware of the signs of domestic violence, according to new research launched by Girlguiding.

The Care vs Control report, based on research by ChildWise, reveals that just 23 per cent of girls and young women are fully aware of the definition of abusive behaviour, while many misinterpret jealous and controlling behaviour as genuine concern for their welfare.

The report was published in 2013.

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