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WMWomensAid Government must protect domestic abuse victims ‘trapped’ due to hostile environment, Sadiq Khan says https://t.co/fdHPgZ7Nxn
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WMWomensAid Our refuge staff have come together to create an @amazon 'Wish List' of the things that they are in need of most ri… https://t.co/tMikcKtps8
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WMWomensAid Check out the fantastic art a group of women and children did yesterday! The little treasures will be hidden aroun… https://t.co/4jXAytKV0I
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WMWomensAid RT @womensaid: “Domestic abuse refuges save lives. Today the government has taken decisive action, now they must now work with us to ensure…
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WMWomensAid Plans to remove women's refuges from UK welfare system dropped https://t.co/j7N5YgaMnf
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West Mercia Women's Aid has welcomed the announcement that the legal definitions of domestic abuse will be broadened to include non-violent abuse, and will also apply to young people under the age of 18. The new guidelines come into effect in March 2013, and it is hoped that they will help raise awareness of domestic abuse, and also help ensure that more prosecutions are brought forward as a result.