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‘When we get it right, we save a life’


“The first time Sharon’s* partner hospitalised her was on her birthday. About a year into their relationship, after a gradual escalation of “little things”, he punched and kicked her until he broke her arm. “He made me get into the van with him and drove me to hospital,” she says. “He sat with me the whole time I was there, so I couldn’t say anything.”

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January 12 2017

Crimestoppers launches domestic abuse campaign in Suffolk


Crimestoppers has launched a campaign to tackle domestic abuse in Suffolk, to urge residents of Suffolk that it is safe to speak out about domestic abuse.

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May 27 2016

Proceeds from Hozier’s Cherry Wine to support domestic abuse


Proceeds from the single download of Cherry Wine are benefiting a series of domestic abuse charities worldwide.

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May 19 2016

Archers’ domestic abuse storyline leads Michael Gove to push for prison reform


It has already prompted a national debate about domestic abuse and a huge fundraising campaign, but now the story of Helen Titchener’s treatment in Radio 4 drama The Archers has led the justice secretary, Michael Gove, to push for greater prison reform. Read more at The Guardian.


May 19 2016

The Guardian’s Behind Closed Doors review: a full-blooded look at domestic abuse


This documentary followed three cases – from the moment emergency calls were placed, right through to the courts and beyond. Read The Guardian’s review.


May 19 2016