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I have struggled with depression and anxiety – it doesn't have to be the end

I have struggled with depression and anxiety – it doesn't have to be the end | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Ariane Sherine: A former boyfriend attacked me nine years ago, destroying my mental health – but I am no longer ashamed. I want people to know life can get better
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Denied justice: Domestic abuse victims forced to stay in relationship

Denied justice: Domestic abuse victims forced to stay in relationship | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Victims of domestic abuse forced to stay with their partner due to cuts to legal aid, damning new finding suggests
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Britain is going backwards on violence against women

Britain is going backwards on violence against women | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: Victims of domestic abuse face devastating funding cuts, while their plight is ignored by our media and political elite
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Domestic Violence Rate Up By 30% In Twelve Months, Figures Show

Domestic Violence Rate Up By 30% In Twelve Months, Figures Show | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
The number of domestic violence crimes reported in the UK has increased almost 30% in the past 12 months, official figures have revealed. There were 398,000 incidents of domestic violence in 2012/13, compared to 308,000 in the previous year, figures compiled by the Crime Survey for England and Wales have shown.
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Campaigner explains legacy of parents' domestic abuse

Campaigner explains legacy of parents' domestic abuse | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
A women's rights campaigner has spoken frankly to Daybreak about the abuse between her parents that she witnessed as a child.
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Scots boxer jailed for 30 months for attacking four of his partners

Scots boxer jailed for 30 months for attacking four of his partners | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
GARETH STEMP, 28, was convicted of eight counts of assault and two more of assault and abduction over eight-years of abuse on four partners - including one who was pregnant.
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Can Clare's Law really stem the violence towards women that young people feel is 'normal' and deserved?

Can Clare's Law really stem the violence towards women that young people feel is 'normal' and deserved? | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
After Christmas, Clare's Law will allow us to ask the police if our partner has a history of domestic violence. But that's where even bigger problems start, says Eva Wiseman
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Brave domestic violence victim warns others after boyfriend bit off her EAR during vicious attack

Brave domestic violence victim warns others after boyfriend bit off her EAR during vicious attack | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Eleanor Jarvis, 18, was pinned down in a park by Kirk Alldritt who knelt on her chest and launched a barrage of punches
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Family Law Week: Only half of public express confidence in the family courts on children matters

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Domestic violence services warning

Domestic violence services warning | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Services to help female victims of domestic violence are at "breaking point" because of "shocking gaps" in funding, the Women's Aid charity warns.
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Clare's Law: is it just a sticking plaster on a far more serious problem? - Telegraph

Clare's Law: is it just a sticking plaster on a far more serious problem? - Telegraph | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
The new legislation is supposed to protect victims of domestic violence, but will it really help?
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Vulnerable women are at greater risk of harm than before

Vulnerable women are at greater risk of harm than before | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
More women will die as a result of changes to the legal aid system, so claims the director of one of Wiltshire’s largest refuges for victims of domestic violence.
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A&E Nurses To Get Domestic Violence Training

A&E Nurses To Get Domestic Violence Training | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Medical staff in five hospitals will be taught how to recognise injuries and refer victims to support services or the police.
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Cartoon domestic violence campaign launched by artist

Cartoon domestic violence campaign launched by artist | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Saint Hoax, an artist from the Middle East, creates a domestic violence awareness campaign using cartoon-style princesses.
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Now the Bedroom tax hits Domestic violence victims as 'panic rooms' are levied

Now the Bedroom tax hits Domestic violence victims as 'panic rooms' are levied | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Victims who have 'panic rooms' are now having their benefits cut by Tories
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Domestic violence experienced by 30% of female population, survey shows

Domestic violence experienced by 30% of female population, survey shows | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Latest figures reveal extent of sexual abuse, family abuse and stalking suffered by men and women across England and Wales
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Domestic abuse incidents treble in some parts of Wales

Domestic abuse incidents treble in some parts of Wales | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
DOMESTIC abuse has more than trebled in some parts of Wales in the last three years.

Incidents have risen nearly five per cent in the last year, according to the Office for National Statistics...
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Duke's Son Faces Jail For Attacks On Wife

Duke's Son Faces Jail For Attacks On Wife | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Edward Somerset pleads guilty to domestic abuse against his wife of more than 30 years as he is warned he could go to prison.
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Battered wife sentenced for driving car into her husband

Battered wife sentenced for driving car into her husband | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
A HAMPSHIRE woman who drove a car into her husband after years of domestic abuse, has been handed a suspended prison sentence.
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Can group therapy cure domestic violence?

It was Philip Larkin who perhaps best summed up how the traumas of childhood can be handed down from one generation to the next.
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Homeless women lack access to social workers despite multiple and complex needs - Community Care

Homeless women lack access to social workers despite multiple and complex needs - Community Care | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Housing support workers taking on roles that previously would have been carried out by social workers, finds study
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Domestic violence fees in the courts likely to be scrapped

The £75 fee for domestic violence injunctions could be scrapped under government plans to support vulnerable women.
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Domestic violence death toll 'will rise due to funding cuts' - Telegraph

Domestic violence death toll 'will rise due to funding cuts' - Telegraph | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
The number of women and children killed or hurt through domestic violence will rise because of a "shocking gap" in funding for UK services, the head of Women's Aid has warned as George Osborne prepares to deliver his Autumn Statement.
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Why Women Stay in Abusive Relationships

Why Women Stay in Abusive Relationships | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
We've all seen the recent headlines with high profile allegations of domestic abuse. I can't count the number of times I've heard friends and family ask the same question of those stories: "why doesn't she just leave?
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'Update law on child cruelty': Family experts demand changes to increase protection for minors

'Update law on child cruelty': Family experts demand changes to increase protection for minors | Reducing Domestic Violence and Abuse | Scoop.it
Emotional cruelty to children should be made illegal, according to almost 70 per cent of police officers in England and Wales.
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