5. Myths and Facts

There are a number of misconceptions about gender based violence that we are going to explore. Have a look at this list. If you think the statement is a myth post it in the relevant letterbox. If you believe it is a fact, place it in that box. You will get written feedback on the screen.

Myth postbox Myth postbox
Fact postbox Fact postbox - Wrong

  • She was asking for it

  • If it was that bad she would leave

  • If she leaves him she will be safe

  • It is no-ones' business what happens in private

  • Asking women about abuse will embarrass them

  • If children don't see the violence in their home they will be ‘OK’