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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.

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 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.

Cecelia's #story, told in 9 tweets.

1/8 Cecelia* met her ex-partner, Simon*, while online dating and at first, he had been charming and funny. However, it wasn’t long before Simon’s behaviour changed.

(TW: emotional abuse) #LinkTweet #16Days #SurvivorStories

It is illegal to share an intimate image without consent or threaten to do so. If you are experiencing this form of #DomesticAbuse we are here to support you 24 hours a day on 0808 2000 247.

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