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Violence Begins At Home
 

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- Victims

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- Perpetrators

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- Nicaragua

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- Solutions

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Violence Begins at Home

 

The family home should be a place of warmth and security, but for millions it has turned into a frightening and traumatic place. Around the world, violence is directed against women and children by their closest family members.

Making perpetrators aware of their behaviour can teach them that it is possible to live differently. Local projects can make a contribution at a grass roots level, while beginning to alter the culture of acceptance of violent behaviour, is another step towards change.


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