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British police saw a 57% increase in reports of hate crime in the four days following the EU Referendum.
This is a copy of the presentation given by Proessor Donovan at the NEEVAWG Network meeting in June 2016.
At the NEEVAWG meeting this month Professor Catherine Donovan talked about what we know about lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and/or transgendered people's experience of abuse in their intimate relationships, focusing specifically on where they go to seek help. Catherine has kindly shared the slides from her presentation. The two pieces of research she references are now available in the publications section of the NEEVAWG website.
This is a report on the interim findings from the first UK study exploring the abusive behaviours of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans (LGB and/or T) people in their intimate relationships.
Published in 2006, this report outlines initial findings from the first study in the UK to directly compare domestic abuse in same sex and heterosexual relationships. The research sought to increase knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse in same sex relationships and experiences of help-seeking via the criminal justice system and other agencies.
A women’s social enterprise in Hull has launched a ground-breaking legal service which will support women to escape from violent and abusive relationships and allow them to rebuild their lives.
The NSPCC has produced a summary of risk factors and learning for improved practice around families and domestic abuse following analysis of all serious case reviews undertaken since 2011. The learning from these reviews includes the need for professionals to engage with men living in the family home, whilst also making sure they see the mother alone. Professionals need to keep in mind the impact on children of living with domestic violence.
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