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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.

"Just one in 5 girls we help report back to the police. They’ve completely no confidence in them" @RuthKDavison. We need reform throughout the police to rebuild women's trust and confidence.
https://www.capitalfm.com/radio/news/uk-world/women-have-no-confidence-in-police-campaigner/

Recent research carried out by Refuge and @Avast found that 48% of women we unable to name a single device they believed could be vulnerable to abuse. Use our home safety tool to see how devices around your home could be used to control or harass you https://bit.ly/3FKQutG

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