VIOLENCE PREVENTION IS EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY

Checklist for Abuse

  • holding someone to keep them from leaving
  • pushing; shoving; slapping; biting; kicking or choking
  • locking someone out of the house
  • abandoning someone in dangerous places
  • subjecting someone to reckless driving
  • forcing sex upon another person
  • forcing sex after a beating
  • committing sadistic sexual acts
  • forcing someone to watch sexual acts
  • threatening or hurting someone with a weapon
  • threatening to harm someone’s children, property or pets
  • ignoring someone’s feelings
  • ridiculing someone’s beliefs, feelings, religion, race, sex, heritage or class
  • withholding approval or affection as punishment
  • continuously criticizing someone, calling them names, shouting at them
  • insulting someone in public
  • keeping another from working
  • refusing to work or share money
  • taking car keys or money away
  • regularly threatening to leave or telling someone to leave
  • telling someone of affairs to hurt them
  • harassing someone about imagined affairs
VIOLENCE PREVENTION IS EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY