Domestic Abuse

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Acid attack

Domestic abuse 'does not stop when partners leave'

Domestic abuse 'does not stop when partners leave'

The case of a father who arranged for acid thrown in his three-year-old son’s face during a custody battle highlights the dangers of leaving an abusive relationship, according to a domestic abuse campaigner. 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse victims "left homeless" by financially controlling partners

Domestic abuse victims "left homeless" by financially controlling partners

Two-thirds of abusive partners use money to control their partners, a new survey has revealed.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Sally Challen

Woman who killed husband granted a retrial in landmark appeal

Woman who killed husband granted a retrial in landmark appeal

A woman who killed her husband with a hammer has had her murder conviction overturned in a landmark appeal.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Sammy Challen protesters

Protesters gather to support appeal for woman who murdered abusive husband

Protesters gather to support appeal for woman who murdered abusive husband

Demonstrators gathered at the Royal Courts of Justice in support of a landmark murder conviction appeal they hope will be a historic victory for victims of domestic abuse.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Using lie-detectors could lead to ‘lazy policing’, says domestic abuse lawyer

Using lie-detectors could lead to ‘lazy policing’, says domestic abuse lawyer

Using lie-detectors could lead to ‘lazy policing’, says domestic abuse lawyer

Rachel Horman, a domestic abuse lawyer has said that proposals for domestic abuse offenders to face lie-detector tests when released from prison could lead to “lazy policing”.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Put domestic abusers on a register like sex offenders, say MPs

Put domestic abusers on a register like sex offenders, say MPs

Put domestic abusers on a register like sex offenders, say MPs

The Home Affairs Committee has recommended that a national register of stalkers and domestic abusers is created

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Government crackdown means domestic abusers could be electronically tagged

Government crackdown means domestic abusers could be electronically tagged

Government crackdown means domestic abusers could be electronically tagged

Domestic abusers could also be banned from drinking alcohol or forced to attend parenting programmes

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer says it's 'bizarre' to suggest abuse in the home is more serious than in public

Julia Hartley-Brewer says it's 'bizarre' to suggest abuse in the home is more serious than in public

'It's bizarre to suggest abuse in the home is more serious than in public'

New sentencing guidelines mean domestic abusers are more likely to be handed a prison sentence

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

'Lavinia Woodward case moves clock backwards for male domestic abuse victims'

'Lavinia Woodward case moves clock backwards for male domestic abuse victims'

'Lavinia Woodward case moves clock backwards for male domestic abuse victims'

Domestic violence charity ManKind says the case has sent the message that male victims aren't taken as seriously as female victims

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn should have been 'prepared to sack' Sarah Champion, says Men's Aid charity

Jeremy Corbyn should have been 'prepared to sack' Sarah Champion, says Men's Aid charity

Men's Aid charity claims Sarah Champion's position is not tenable

Sarah Champion is the Shadow Minister for Preventing Abuse and Domestic Violence, yet has been embroiled in domestic violence allegations herself

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

End Violence Against Women says 'We've got to have better work in schools' to end domestic and sexual attacks

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

End Violence Against Women says education is vital to curb domestic and sexual violence

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Police chief says 'resources are a problem' in dealing with domestic abuse following Theresa May's comments

Police chief insists 'resources are a problem' in dealing with domestic abuse

Police chief insists 'resources are a problem' in dealing with domestic abuse

Chairman of the Police Federation, Steve White, responds to comments made by Theresa May