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Domestic Abuse bill receiving Royal Assent Domestic Abuse Bill receives Royal Assent

Refuge is delighted that the Domestic Abuse Bill has received Royal Assent and been signed into law, becoming the Domestic Abuse Act. Read more.

Survivor TipsCOVID-19 Survivor Tips

Safety tips for survivors during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more.

A women sits inside silhouetted by the window behind her  Refuge responds to HMICFRS inspection into policing of domestic abuse during the pandemic.

Why Refuge has serious concerns about some of the findings from HMICFRS inspection into the policing of domestic abuse. Read more.

If you’re a survivor of #DomesticAbuse the @CommissionerDA is asking for your views on accessing support services (even if you just thought about accessing support). You can access the survey here – it takes 15 to 10 minutes and is confidential: https://www.homeofficesurveys.homeoffice.gov.uk/s/DAC-Independent-Survey/

“I look back at that time when I was with my abuser and I just want to hug me” - hear from brave survivor @LejlaDauti, about her experience of #DomesticAbuse and #gaslighting: https://youtu.be/yjMrzfsRhwM

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