Here is some information about how to keep safe if you are, or someone you know is, being abused.
Firstly, it is not your fault. The responsibility for abuse, in all cases, lies with the abuser. This section offers some advice around keeping you safe while living with an abuser. Your safety, and your family’s safety, is the most important thing when considering your options. You can contact GDASS at any stage throughout your relationship, or situation, for advice, support, and to discuss your options.
Always remember that your computer history will show the websites you have visited. To delete the website history, go through your Internet settings, choose 'history', and 'right click' on the sites individually to delete them. Deleting the full history may appear suspicious. This method only prevents someone from immediately being able to see the webpage you have visited. Your browsing history is stored on your computer and can be made available by various computer programs and/or agencies, including police.
Having an emergency bag means that, if you had to flee your house, you can take some basic belongings with you easily. This reduces the need to return to the property when it may not be safe to do so.
Here's what to pack:
Do not put yourself in danger getting these items, pack what you can, there may be opportunities to get things later on.