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When home is where the hurt is

Elaine Storkey examines causes of domestic abuse, and how it can be prevented

 

DOMESTIC violence and abuse has been recently imprinted on the national consciousness through television documentaries (Love You to Death, BBC2), a long-running radio saga (The Archers), and constant media exposure.

And so it should be. The police receive, on average, one call every minute from someone reporting domestic abuse — a startling figure when we are also told that most calls are made only after an average number of 35 assaults. Research from ...

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