Meridian Domestic Abuse

Demand for services for domestic abuse victims likely to increase post-lockdown

"In places where violence is an ongoing daily occurrence, its [lockdown] just going to increase and intensify that violence."

Calls to domestic abuse helpline up 25% in lockdown

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline has reported an increase of 25% in the number of calls received during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Canterbury MP's emotional speech on domestic abuse

In an emotional speech, the Canterbury MP, Rosie Duffield, said she was the victim of domestic abuse - as coercive control.