Posted by Cumbria Together on 29 October 2020

Refuge short video on Twitter re: sharing intimate images -This is the real story of Natasha, whose abusive partner used the threat to share intimate images to control her and stop her leaving. Refuge is calling on the law change to protect women like Natasha. https://twitter.com/i/status/1314188850563080198  - see more from Refuge here https://campaign.refuge.org.uk/page/63006/action/1?ea.tracking.id=NT_WE

Women’s Aid, Julie Walters– We must“Listen to the voices of child survivors of domestic abuse” By Julie Walters, Patron of Women’s Aid

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/listen-to-the-voices-of-child-survivors-of-domestic-abuse-womens-aid-patron-julie-walters/

 

Latest news articles

  1. Forcing women into debt is a marker of domestic abuse - https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/domestic-abuse-bill-economic-victims-debt-b466800.html?utm_content=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1600507436
  2. Eastenders' Chantelle Atkins Murder Storyline Is Key To Ensuring We Continue To Shine A Light On Domestic Abuse - https://graziadaily.co.uk/amp/life/tv-and-film/eastenders-chantelle-atkins-murder-gray-domestic-abuse-charities-refuge/
  3. 'Revenge porn new normal' after cases surge in lockdown- https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-54149682
  4. POST OFFICE AND EBAY ADD ‘SAFE SPACE’ PORTAL FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIMS TO ACCESS ‘DISCREETLY - https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/women/domestic-violence-support-information-post-office-ebay-ministry-defence-b480905.html?fbclid=IwAR3MDaDsPLdcMQULbJOvkIM2sGjlBc88DIBXeA57jiiA43iq4i5iAsshEfQ
  5. Online safe spaces’ would have helped me leave my abusive partner -https://metro.co.uk/2020/10/05/online-safe-spaces-would-have-helped-me-leave-my-abusive-partner-13373341/?ito=cbshare
  6. Male domestic abuse victims 'sleeping in cars and tents' - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-54237409
  7. Child custody rules during Covid-19 are still ‘open to abuse’, MP warns - https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/child-custody-pandemic_uk_5f7add44c5b649e564b57c9c

 

Crimestoppers launch new domestic abuse campaign - #YouAreNotPowerless

Everyone has the power to do the right thing, change their abusive behaviour or make the call. If someone is in immediate danger, call 999. If you don’t want to reveal your identity, call us on 0800 555 111 or complete our anonymous online form.Find out more here https://crimestoppers-uk.org/domesticabuse