This article published by the Guardian on 4 January 2017 explores an interesting and overdue potential development…

Shockingly, an estimated 1.2 million women and 800,000 men were victims of domestic abuse in the year 2010-11…

On 29th December 2015 a new act came into force – the Serious Crime Act 2015 (SCA 2015). Section 76 of SCA 2015…

Gwen Williams, managing partner of GR says, I was chair of Solace Women’s Aid for many years and came across many survivors of domestic abuse who, after being supported by agencies like Women’s Aid and sometimes with the help of the legal profession, were able in time to talk about their experiences of domestic abuse…

We consider the situation following Helen’s dramatic acquittal (broadcast 11 September 2016) The big verdict has arrived – acquittal on grounds of Self Defence – and Helen left the court house a free woman, younger son Jack in her care following 5 months on remand in a prison MBU. She is back in the community,…

Stalking has been in the news recently due to Lily Allen’s seven-year long ordeal and this week is also National Stalking Awareness Week. Recent figures suggest that as many as 700,000 women in England and Wales are stalked each year, but the figures could be far higher. Stalking can take many forms and behaviours, including,…

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