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A crisis exposed: understanding domestic abuse in lockdown

A study on police-recorded domestic abuse finds the rise in harm suffered by victims is a trend that pre-dates the pandemic and is expected to grow worse still when it's over.

A crisis exposed: understanding domestic abuse in lockdown

Date - 29th January 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
Academics from City University of London examining the impact of Covid-19 on domestic abuse reported to the police say while they have identified ways lockdown can be exploited by perpetrators and a barrier to help, the rise in violence...
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