Dozens of women use new law to check partner's past

Dozens of women in Greater Manchester have come forward to use Clare's Law to discover if they are at risk of domestic violence from a partner. It was piloted 9 months ago after the murder of Clare Wood, in Salford, by her ex-boyfriend.

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Clare's Law - protecting women from domestic violence

Dozens of women have come forward to ask for information about potentially violent partners.

Almost a hundred men have already been checked under Clare's Law, which is being trialled in Greater Manchester. In more than half of those cases, the men were found to be a potential risk.

It follows a campaign by the family of Clare Wood, who was murdered by a man who had a history of violence towards women.

Our Correspondent Ashley Derricott reports.

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