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Domestic violence victims in rural areas are being let down, report reveals

'Countryside leads to isolation, stigma and shame with lack of access to support potentially the difference between life and death'.

In the shadow of violence: The study reveals victims stay longer with abusive partners before seeking help in the countryside compared to urban areas

In the shadow of violence: The study reveals victims stay longer with abusive partners before seeking help in the countryside compared to urban areas

Date - 17th July 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Police and partners need to put right a collective failure as domestic violence victims living in rural areas are lacking support that could mean the “difference between life and death", a report maintains. Research by the National Rural...
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