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Violence and abuse
Abuse in close relationships
What is abuse and what can be done about it?
Children have right for care and protection against violence
Learn how to recognize human trafficking
Stop the abuse
Ways to prevent abuse
Where can you go to get help?
Children and teenagers
Information for children and teenagers about abuse
Abuse is about controlling, intimidating and humiliating the other person to gain dominance and maintain control.
Abuse is when someone hurts you or makes you feel bad.
You can contact emergency services if you suspect that you or somebody you know are being abused.
Open 112 chat
The Red Cross Helpline Webchat (1717) is always open. The chat is confidential and anonymous. No matter is too big or small for the helpline.
Concerns about health
The nurses at Heilsuvera give you advice on wellbeing and health, every day from 8 am - 10 pm.