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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.

50 years on – domestic abuse is getting smarter

On our 50th anniversary, sadly there is little to celebrate. The numbers of women experiencing domestic abuse, especially tech abuse, is rising – not decreasing.

A small group of amazing Refuge supporters will trek the Himalayas this year, could you join them? Find out about our #TrekHer50 challenge - a unique adventure:

We all know a woman who has experienced #DomesticAbuse – we just might not realise it. Read and share our tips on safely supporting a survivor: #TeamRefuge

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