Black women scared to report domestic abuse in case Home Office deports them

Black women are not reporting domestic abuse out of fear of being deported, a charity has warned. Ngozi Headley-Fulani, who runs Sistah Space, an unfunded domestic violence charity in Hackney, says the Windrush scandal and recent reports of mass-deportations to…

Ending domestic abuse should start with women – Peju Akande

The issue of domestic violence is wide but what concerns me today is battery. Weeks back, someone sent me a short video clip of a street interview conducted by a local tv station. It was more of a vox pop.…

Domestic abuse survivors will no longer be quizzed by their abusers in court (Metro)

Victims of domestic abuse will no longer be cross-examined by their former partners under a new landmark legislation that aims to support survivors and pursue offenders. The draft domestic abuse bill, published on Monday following an 18 month delay, wants…

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