Why is domestic violence not taken seriously in court?

Journalist Louise Tickle asks Why is domestic violence not taken seriously in court? drawing on evidence from a forthcoming BBC 1 programme Behind Closed Doors (to be aired on 14th March, at 9pm) which examines how domestic abuse is investigated and dealt with in court. With input from Vera Baird amongst others, you can read the article here.

Government launches new strategy

To mark International Women's Day the Government has launched its End Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy 2016-2020. Highlights include a commitment to spend £80 million of central government funding (some details on page 31) and retain the Rape Support Fund.

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