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The Happy Mondays singer Rowetta who is a former victim of domestic abuse and Isobel Shirlaw from the charity Refuge discuss whether the police are doing enough to protect victims of domestic violence.
Police across the North West are launching a week of action to raise awareness of domestic abuse.
Officers will be alerting people to the signs and targeting known offenders.
Our region has one of the worst records in the country for domestic violence.
Recent figures show the number of reported incidents are on the rise.
Or call the National Domestic Violence helpline on 0808 2000 247.
Happy Mondays singer Rowetta is supporting Greater Manchester Police as part of a national week of action to tackle domestic abuse.
As a former victim of domestic abuse, Rowetta has joined forces with GMP to encourage other victims to come forward.
Click the video for her story.
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Lancashire police has launched a week-long campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse.