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Are you experiencing abuse or domestic violence? Contact a hotline in Kingston, Jamaica 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 Kingston, Jamaica who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:

  • Your partner/family member blames you for how they behave
  • Your partner/family member has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • Your devices are being monitored or tracked by a partner/family member
  • Being forced to have unsafe sex
  • You are being threatened that your children will be taken away from you
  • Any form of physical harm (hitting, slapping, strangling, kicking, burning, cutting)
  • You are embarrassed for your close ones to see how your partner/family member treats you
  • You feel threatened all the time

After months or years of abusive behaviour from your partner or family member, you might doubting yourself and your sanity. However, this is your abuser talking. The abuse, and everything associated with it, is 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 Kingston, Jamaica will listen, try to understand – and help you.

For free and confidential support with abuse and domestic violence, consider contacting a hotline in Kingston, Jamaica today.


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