Domestic abuse ‘isn’t just about getting a black eye’

DOMESTIC abuse is not just about a black eye – it is about the power of control, according to Jewish Women’s Aid chief executive Naomi Dickson.

She told Sunday’s Manchester Jewish Representative Council’s monthly meeting, via Zoom: “In these relationships, a woman feels she has no control and that she will not be able to get it back.

“We teach about the dynamics of abuse and the importance of preventing it happening in the future by providing educational programmes at Jewish secondary schools, including [Manchester] King David and Yavneh.

“We teach them about healthy relationships, consent and the ability to identity abusive relationships.

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