These four types of abuse can affect anyone regardless of race, religion, sex, gender expression, or sexual preference. See Professional Allies for specific information on Military, People with Disabilities, Human Trafficking, Immigrants/Refugees and Elder Abuse.
Victims have the right to be educated and live a life free of violence. Even those who have not been victims of violence may know someone who has. Learning about these types of violence can help individuals stand up for healthy and respectful relationships with in the community. The more educated someone is the more likely they will be able to provide positive support to a friend or family member.