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27 March, 2014

WWA response to HMIC report on domestic abuse

Although much of it makes for stark and concerning reading, Welsh Women’s Aid welcomes today’s report released by HMIC ‘Everyone’s Business: Improving the Police Response to Domestic Abuse’.

For many years Welsh Women’s Aid have remained concerned by some Police responses to domestic abuse, which has often been treated as a second class crime. This situation has eroded victim confidence and led to very real issues of safety for women and children escaping abuse.

Speaking on @itvwalesnews this evening about coercive control and identifying abuse. If you are worried about your relationship or a friend/family member/colleague, call the Live Fear Free Helpline on 0808 80 10 800 for 24/7 help and advice pic.twitter.com/yCYWAYjhMc

About 12 hours ago from WelshWomensAid's Twitter