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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.

#Negging isn’t a new phenomenon. Throughout our 50 year history we've seen abusers undermining survivors to control them. ‘Negging’ (where an insult is 'hidden' in a compliment) is an example of a behaviour that traps survivors, it is always unacceptable: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/lamborghini-aid-experts-love-island-twitter-b1888701.html

Influence Refuge’s future work, share your thoughts in our strategic review survey – it should take 10 to 20 minutes and we’d love to hear your views: https://bit.ly/3zslCdx

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