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The National Domestic Violence Helpline

Refuge is pleased to announce the Home Office has awarded Refuge a grant of £1.2 million to run the National Domestic Violence Helpline from November 2019 to March 2022. The existing helpline contract run in partnership with Women’s Aid has been extended to 31 October. Find further details and the Home Office press release here.

A man sits behind the screen of a laptopWhat is tech abuse?

Modern technology gives perpetrators ever-growing ways to stalk, isolate and control women using the tools of everyday life. Perpetrators are increasingly using technology to facilitate their abuse of the women we support. Find out more

Hide and Seek

Domestic abuse is the biggest issue affecting women and children in our society today. In order to raise awareness on this insidious life and death issue, Refuge has partnered with Picturehouse to run a powerful 60 second short film called Hide and Seek. Find out more

Women "will be disempowered when they should be supported" - Sandra Horley, Chief Executive of Refuge, on why falling prosecution rates for #rape and #DomesticAbuse need to be addressed urgently:

‘Gray is becoming obsessive about his wife’s well-being’ – #pregnancy should be a time of happiness but it can also put survivors of #DomesticAbuse at increased risk. If like Chantelle your partner is acting in a #coercive or violent way get help:

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