Domestic abuse in
a relationship Kirti Soni interview with
Domestic abuse in a relationship - Kirti Soni interview with Seema Dhanak by Pranbhai
Dhanak, Editor/Webmaster Pattni Connection
are different kinds of abuse that can happen in different contexts. The most
prevalent type of domestic abuse occurs in relationships.
Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, age or ethnicity.
For anyone who feels they are at risk of abuse, it is important to remember
that there is help and support available to you, including police response,
online support, helplines, refuges and other services. Kirti Soni
Kirti Soni is a
Psychotherapist with many years experience working across all cultures and
communities, providing psychological support at the Grenfell fire and
currently heading Covid-19 Mental Health Support.
Having lived in UK, UAE and India she has seen and supported not just members
of the Soni samaj but other communities too, in matters of Domestic
disturbances, and she does this in a confidential and safe manner for all
Seema Dhanak is a Homeless Worker from Watford, UK and lived previously with
her parents in Peterborough.
She deals with Domestic Abuse cases on a regular basis at work and gives
practical advice and support so that the abused can get the help that they
need, whether it's police, accomodation , food or clothing, Seema is able to
help point them in the right direction.
Video Discussion with Kirti
Soni and Seema Dhanak Both ladies do all this work 24/7 because
emergency calls usually come in the middle of the night, and fact that they do
it as a voluntary activitity means they are asset to our community for their
Thank you Kirti Soni and Seema Dhanak, we are proud of you as Parajiya Pattni Sonis
(Kirti Soni is the daughter
of Prabhavanti Maganlal Karsan - Kagadada and
Seema Dhanak daughter of Lataben Vasantbhai Govindbhai - Challa)