A Life Free From Violence - A Self-help Guide

Posted on 20 September 2002

A Life Free From Violence a self-help guide

A Life Free From Violence - a self-help guide

This second edition of a Self-help Guide for survivors of domestic violence is available in both Bahasa Malaysia and English.

It details step-by-step information on:

  • What is domestic violence and its dynamics;
  • Myths and facts surrounding domestic violence;
  • Help available for survivors of domestic violence;
  • Options available to survivors of domestic violence;
  • What happens at the hospital;
  • What happens at the police station;
  • Where can survivors find a safe space;
  • What services can the Welfare Department provide;
  • How to get protection from future violence;
  • What happens at the courtroom
  • Information regarding separation, divorce, custody and maintenance;
  • A list of telephone numbers that can provide survivors with further help.

The guide is easy-to-read, with additional information boxes and frequently asked questions. It has comprehensive information that can help survivors of domestic violence make a choice about their lives.

If you are abused and beaten by your husband, partner or boyfriend, know your options.

You have a right to be free from violence. You don't have to tolerate the abuse.

If you know someone who might find this book helpful, share it with her. Help stop the violence.


You can get a copy of this book for FREE at:

The Bodyshop outlet at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
The Bodyshop outlet at One Utama, Kuala Lumpur
The Bodyshop outlet at Gurney Plaza, Penang


Or send us a self-addressed and stamped envelop, and we will send the guide to you. Please indicate if you want it in the Bahasa Malaysia or English Version.

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