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Domestic Abuse Bill: Children no longer the ‘invisible victims’

Tuesday 30 June 2020 / Domestic Abuse
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The government will amend the Domestic Abuse Bill to recognise children as victims in their own right.

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The 'perfect storm' facing children's services

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Our analysis highlights how available funding for children’s services has fallen £2.2bn since 2010/11.

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Support for child victims of domestic abuse: patchy, piecemeal and precarious

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There are on average 692 cases a day of children assessed by social services to be at risk of domestic violence.

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The Domestic Abuse Bill: Making it work for children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 17 July 2019 / Domestic Abuse, Law, Public Affairs
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The Domestic Abuse Bill was published yesterday, but there are still gaps when it comes to children and young people.

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Joint Committee verdict on draft Domestic Abuse Bill: ‘silent’ on the plight of children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 14 June 2019 / Domestic Abuse, Law
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The Committee scrutinising the draft Bill has highlighted that it must be amended to recognise children as victims.

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