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  February 4, 2019
In February 2018, the Office of National Statistics estimated that in 12 months to the end of March 2017, more than 443,000 women experienced at least one form of sexual assault; involving indecent exposure or unwanted touching.
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  January 25, 2019
West Yorkshire Police is launching a new campaign which was announced on the 24th January 2019. This campaign encourages anyone with concerns about their current or ex-partner to check whether they have a history of domestic abuse.
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  January 21, 2019
Following 8 months speculation of what the new Domestic Abuse Draft bill will look like, the Government has now published it’s 196 page draft bill.
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  January 16, 2019
Married mum of four, Lindsey, supported a police prosecution of actual bodily harm and the breach of a non-molestation order against her husband, only for the Court to allow him to walk free.
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  January 15, 2019
In July 2016, Lance Hart brutally shot dead his wife Claire, 50 years old and his only daughter, Charlotte, 19 years old in a leisure centre car park, in Lincolnshire. He then turned the gun on himself.
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  December 3, 2018
There are many myths surrounding Domestic Abuse and its causes. Here are just a few that have been highlighted by our Family team in support of the #16DaysofAction campaign.
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  November 29, 2018
In March 2016, the Home Office, published its 2016-20 Violence against Women and Girls strategy. Following this, the Government stated that they would dedicate £80 million funding, to provide core support to refuges and other accommodation-based services. This money was also intended for rape support centres and national helplines. In the spring budget of 2017, a further £20 million was announced to be included towards the initial figure.
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  November 19, 2018
Natalie Hemming was a married 31 year old mother-of-three, when she was murdered in May 2016 by her husband, Paul Hemming. The initial report of concern for Natalie was made to the Police by her mother, who reported her missing on the 3rd May 2016. Unfortunately, this report came too late to help Natalie as it was later found that Paul Hemming, had brutally murdered Natalie in their home in Milton Keynes two days prior to the call.
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