Clare's Law, which enables women to check the police record of a new boyfriend is being expanded to cover all of Wales. The policy was piloted in Gwent and will be rolled out nationwide in March.
The announcement comes on White Ribbon Day where events are taking place across the country to raise awareness of domestic abuse and violence against women. Alexandra Lodge reports.
For information or advice on what to do if you are experiencing domestic abuse, visit Welsh Women's Aid or call the All Wales Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Helpline on 0808 80 10800.