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Abuse must not be a secret

It is very important to tell someone when abuse takes place. This way, those who are abused can be helped. Even those who are injuring and hurting can receive help.

If you are abused or know a child or a teenager who is abused, it is best to talk to an adult whom you trust about it, such as your parents. If that doesn’t work, then you can talk to someone at school, such as your teacher or nurse.

Unnar and Katrín, who are police officers, explain what abuse is, how help can be obtained and what happens.

What is abuse?

In this video Ævar Þór (actor and writer) explains what abuse is, shows examples of abuse and how help can be obtained. If you, or someone you know, has been abused it is always best to tell about it to get help.

It's better to talk about things than staying silent - English subtitles auto-generated