domestic abuse

Increased demand for male domestic abuse support during lockdown

A Durham University study, in partnership with the charity Respect, has shown that pleas for help increased by up to 60% during the first UK-wide lockdown. 

Domestic Abuse: the forgotten victims of the pandemic

During the first national lockdown of the pandemic, 1 in every 5 offences were related to domestic abuse. The pandemic has not only accentuated domestic abuse as a societal issue, but it has compounded it and made it increasingly difficult for people to leave the perpetrators of such violence. In 2018 61% of women killed […]

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