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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As police reveal the number of women who have used Clare's Law to check the history of partners they fear to be violent - there are many people who still need help.

If you want advice on escaping an abusive relationship go to or call the Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

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