IMPORTANT UPDATE: COVID-19

 Helen Thewlis
  September 16, 2020
As the popular soap returns to our TV screens, it has been revealed that this week Chantelle Atkins will be killed by her abusive husband, Gray Atkins.
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 Jaynie Broughton
  September 15, 2020
​A Non-Molestation Order is obtained to protect victims of domestic abuse and their children, if necessary.
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 Helen Thewlis
  August 19, 2020
During the first 7 weeks of lockdown in the UK, the police took one call every 30 seconds relating to domestic abuse. The charity Refuge reported a 700% increase in calls to its helpline in a single day. The UN has described the global spike in domestic abuse as a “shadow pandemic” alongside Covid-19.
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 Natalie Marrison
  July 28, 2020
Many survivors of child sex abuse are continuing to have their compensation entitlements through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) reduced as a result of their unspent convictions, a system coined ‘grossly unfair’ by campaigners.
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 Helen Thewlis
  June 26, 2020
Survivors of domestic abuse and their children will receive greater protections after the government announced on 25 June 2020 an overhaul of how the family courts deal with the horrific crime.
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 Helen Thewlis
  April 16, 2020
​The Home Secretary, Priti Patel has launched a new campaign. This is to help domestic abuse victims in the current lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
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 Helen Thewlis
  April 9, 2020
​An article today confirms that The Law Society has called on the government to provide more help and support to domestic abuse victims. This follows a significant increase in domestic abuse incidents due to the current lockdown.
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 Helen Thewlis
  April 1, 2020
In light of the current pandemic, we are going to be bringing you a series of blogs surrounding coping with stress, recognising when you are feeling stressed and the solutions.
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