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................................................... Reasons why women don’t seek help ................................................... 1. I can’t report the violence because of my family’s and my community’s expectations. 2. It is my fault that he treats me this way. 3. The police don’t care about family violence. 4. I can’t report the violence if I don’t speak English well. 5. If I report the violence he will stop me seeing my children. 6. If we separate I will lose my home. 7. I can’t get a divorce because he will never agree. 8. If I report the violence I could lose my visa. 9. If I report family violence he might hurt me, my children or members of my family here and overseas. 10. If I report the violence my family will be separated and I don’t want that.