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Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
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Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Accusations of affairs and domestic abuse claimed by both sides
21 Jul 2020
Divorce, baby boom, domestic violence: isolation predictions
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Divorce, baby boom, domestic violence: isolation predictions

UK households asked to go into 14-day lockdown if any members have symptoms
18 Mar 2020
Why are domestic violence rates increasing?
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Why are domestic violence rates increasing?

Femicide Census finds number of women killed by men is at highest level yet
20 Feb 2020
What’s behind the UK’s soaring domestic murder rate?
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What’s behind the UK’s soaring domestic murder rate?

Boris Johnson pledges legislation to tackle growing problem as new figures show killings rose to 173 last year
13 Sep 2019
Why domestic abuse incidents soar in the summer
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Why domestic abuse incidents soar in the summer

Increased alcohol consumption and big sporting events are among contributing factors
5 Jul 2019
May vows to end ‘postcode lottery’ for abuse victims
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May vows to end ‘postcode lottery’ for abuse victims

PM announces legal duty for councils to provide help for victims and their children.
13 May 2019
How 999 callers can ask for help if it’s not safe to speak
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How 999 callers can ask for help if it’s not safe to speak

New #MakeYourselfHeard campaign designed to raise awareness of method to alert police in silence
8 Apr 2019

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Sally Challen appeal ‘gives hope to other abused women’
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Sally Challen appeal ‘gives hope to other abused women’

‘Landmark decision’ sees new legal understanding of coercive control
1 Mar 2019
Sally Challen: wife who murdered husband in landmark appeal
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Sally Challen: wife who murdered husband in landmark appeal

Mother-of-two was jailed for life in 2010 but could see conviction overturned under new domestic abuse law
27 Feb 2019
Why everyone is talking about Roxanne Pallett
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Why everyone is talking about Roxanne Pallett

Emmerdale star quit Celebrity Big Brother and now Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls
10 Sep 2018
Women’s Aid issues gaslighting warning over Love Island
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Women’s Aid issues gaslighting warning over Love Island

National charity calls out contestant Adam Collard over behaviour on hit reality show
21 Jun 2018
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