1.2 Myths about Violence and Abuse

Myths about Violence and Abuse

  • Abuse means physical abuse.
  • Abuse occurs to those who have low self-esteem.
  • Individuals could do something to stop the abuse.
  • Persons provoke the abuse.
  • Men cannot be victims of violence.
  • Most sexual assaults are committed by strangers.
Domestic Violence and Sexual assault Center (2020)