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Domestic Violence Law Reform Campaign achieves criminalisation of coercive control

The Domestic Violence Law Reform Campaign is celebrating a significant breakthrough today, as the Government announced a new domestic violence law criminalising patterns of coercive, controlling and psychological abuse. The announcement is designed to clarify and strengthen the law on abuse, to drive a culture change ensuring that no form […]

Domestic Abuse support for LGBT victims in Essex

Safer Places has won an award to support LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people who suffer from domestic abuse, across the whole of Essex. The project has been set up to reach victims who have been largely hidden from domestic abuse services and it is important to the team […]

Outstander Awards for Outstanding People

As part of Domestic Violence Week, Safer Places, a specialist domestic abuse charity covering Essex & Hertfordshire, announced their Outstander Awards for 2015. These awards are designed to recognise those people who play a huge role in supporting those suffering from domestic abuse across Essex and Hertfordshire. The shortlist of […]