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New domestic violence guidance

Social and healthcare staff should be trained to recognise signs of physical, mental or financial abuse, according to new recommendations on domestic violence.

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Domestic violence guidelines on honour killings

Nineteen-year-old Banaz Mahmod's father and uncle were jailed for life in 2007 for their roles in her honour killing.

Advice on honour killings features in guidelines designed to tackle domestic violence, released today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

The draft recommendations aim to give healthcare workers a clearer idea of how to confront domestic violence.

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