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“9 in 10 prisoners who were subjected to recurrent head injuries [say] it was the result of domestic violence”, @MayaOppenheim reports.

Head injuries can have lasting repercussions on cognition, behaviour and the ability to cope with feelings of anger. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/women-prisoners-head-injuries-domestic-abuse-b1847169.html

"You might think you're in too deep but we can help you and will do everything in our power to get you away from that individual safely.” – Supportive words from @NorthantsOPFCC who responded to a woman who leapt from a flat to flee her abusive partner. https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/woman-fractured-spine-after-jumping-out-of-window-to-escape-violent-partner-180949245.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cDovL3RyYW5zaXRpb24ubWVsdHdhdGVyLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAA978EzMcAVdhKrsbHu_rFK8vOryY1opGx-ByAPRkt85C8UIvgkyyNFeHExFb6uF8nud8IG0j4-TdIZnYzMPcvk1adbHLLZWjXAm33rDOTXqiMCIe2EURwktWiS3hY03z8SJ5OAqrx_R9OP-MQjCsrURLmNmTPVd3bGmUprWoPwW

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