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Are you experiencing abuse or domestic violence? Contact a hotline in Ecuador for support

Domestic violence is any behaviour that aims to dominate or maintain control over a partner, spouse, family member or girlfriend/boyfriend. The abuse may be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial in nature. You may feel controlled, threatened, coerced or demeaned.

One in three women and one in three men have experienced abuse or domestic violence. You might be afraid of reaching out for support. However, there are people who are equipped and willing to help you. Consider reaching out to any of the 1 hotlines in Ecuador who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:

  • Not allowing you to work or get an education
  • Feeling helpless, desperate, or emotionally numb
  • Your partner/family member constantly checks up on you
  • Your partner/family member is acting excessively jealously
  • Feeling like you can’t do anything right for your partner/family member
  • Your partner/family member humiliates you, insults you and puts you down
  • Your privacy online being invaded
  • Your devices are being monitored or tracked by a partner/family member

You might feel completely alone if you are a victim of abuse and domestic violence. Many people in your position tend to hide what they are experiencing. However, know that it is nothing to be ashamed of. The abuse and everything about it is absolutely not your fault.

It’s normal if you feel isolated. Victims of abuse and domestic violence are exposed to extreme stress and often go through it alone. Even though it might feel difficult to share what you are going through, hotline staff in Ecuador will listen, try to understand – and help you.

If you feel like you might need support today, try reaching out to a hotline in Ecuador. It's free and confidential.


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