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“It started with money and I didn’t realise it at the time but control was insidious… a drip, drip, drip of constant checking, questioning and criticism across many years that simply wore me down. There were arguments… a lot of them. Then it moved on to violence – threatening behaviour to me and our children.[…]

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“We know that this pandemic has put an enormous strain on people financially but our data shows that strain is also being felt in people’s relationships.” National Citizens Advice @tommacinnes in @BBCNews last week https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-54972762 Want free, confidential and independent advice? Contact Citizens Advice Waverley 0344 848 7969 to speak with our friendly advisers

Published by Women’s Aid, the Domestic Abuse Report is a series that brings together the most comprehensive set of data on domestic abuse in the country. According to the latest report, over 90% (91%) of respondents currently experiencing domestic abuse said the COVID-19 pandemic had negatively impacted them in at least one way. Of those[…]

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