Women are being encouraged to engage with the Women’s Aid Too Into You Campaign.
It launched today to coincide with Valentine’s Day and has been described as a ‘preventative campaign’ that is to help women identify warning signs that could indicate an emotionally abusive relationship.
Recent figures have shown that 39% of women between the ages of 18 and 29 have been victims of emotional abuse or dominant behaviour.
The campaign also began in the same week that the first convictions for coercive control in Ireland was handed down.
Speaking on The Wider View today Sarah Benson the CEO of Women’s Aid explained how situations of abusive behaviour generally worsen: