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Domestic Abuse bill receiving Royal Assent Domestic Abuse Bill receives Royal Assent

Refuge is delighted that the Domestic Abuse Bill has received Royal Assent and been signed into law, becoming the Domestic Abuse Act. Read more.

Survivor TipsCOVID-19 Survivor Tips

Safety tips for survivors during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more.

A women sits inside silhouetted by the window behind her  Refuge responds to HMICFRS inspection into policing of domestic abuse during the pandemic.

Why Refuge has serious concerns about some of the findings from HMICFRS inspection into the policing of domestic abuse. Read more.

Internet-connected devices can be used by abusers to harm and exert control over their partners.  A huge thank you to @Avast for working with us to help women regain control of their digital devices and environment
https://blog.avast.com/top-iot-devices-reported-by-abuse-victims-avast

1 in 4 women will suffer some form of #DomesticAbuse in their lifetime, and #TechAbuse is increasingly part of that problem. Refuge have teamed up with @Avast to provide you with an interactive tool, highlighting the most common devices used by abusers https://www.refuge.org.uk/refuge-and-avast-hidden-home-dangers/

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