It's still rare for cases of coercive control to reach prosecution.
Reality TV shows depicting relationships are popular, but a tolerance of abusive behaviour is also being exposed to a wide audience – including younger viewers.
Connected objects can do a lot of good, but they can also become weapons in the hands of abusive partners. How can these new risks be prevented?
Teenagers often don't understand what emotional abuse is – and shows such as Love Island can make it seem normal.
Trump hopes migrants won't come if they know their children will be taken away. That grim logic ignores the inescapable dangers that drive thousands of Central Americans to flee their homes each year.
International law recognizes that women and LGBTQ people face unique forms of violence that may qualify them for asylum. The US now asserts that domestic abuse is a 'private' matter.
A recent decision by the United States to deny asylum for victims of domestic abuse will have unintended consequences for Canada.
There are no guidelines for healthcare professionals.
According to a study by Parity, more than 40% of domestic violence victims are male.
Why do people continue to send money when caught in any online romance scam? Researchers are now finding the techniques these fraudsters use are similar to those in domestic violence cases.
More than 90% of teens are reportedly experiencing some form of relationship abuse.
For every £1 spent delivering a support programme for domestic abusers, the value to society was £1.40.
Around 10% of women aged 16 to 24 say they have experienced domestic violence in the last year.
Women make up a major portion of the Canadian workforce. That's why employers need to step up to help those in domestic abuse situations.
Can we use smart home data to better identify and report abusers, while protecting victims of domestic and family violence?
Acid attacks, mostly against women, are increasing globally, and toxic masculinity is to blame. It's time for social, medical and legal reform to stop the scourge.
A new study has interviewed South Asian women who have suffered from economic abuse.
If even top judges can get it wrong when it comes to domestic abuse then perhaps it's time we all tried to better understand the nature of coercive and controlling behaviour.
Abuse affects all sexes.
A study finds financial abuse can be disguised as care and is tied into social values of the Anglo-Celtic and Indian communities.