Children Are Affected by Domestic Violence
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Do signs of abuse in the family differ for boys and girls?
Often they do! Many times boys become more aggressive and girls more passive.
Are children really aware of what is happening?
Yes. Children recognize and are often very affected by domestic violence.
What difference can the community make?
Good role models, family support, and community support are all key to overcoming the negative.
What do children from violent homes experience?
Children feel chaos, danger, fear and tension, confusion, isolation and hopelessness.
(Updated February 2013)