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Lottery funding to help domestic violence victims

The Big Lottery Fund is to award £12 million to help over 20 different domestic violence support groups across Scotland, reports the BBC.

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'Law doesn’t protect us’ say domestic violence victims

The Domestic Violence Law Reform Campaign has released a report calling for the Government to close gaps in the law around domestic violence that allow perpetrators to avoid prosecution for their abusive behaviour.

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Mental health sufferers run increased risk of domestic violence

A recent study from Canada has found that women with a severe mental health-related disability are nearly four times more likely to have been a victim of intimate partner violence than those without a disability.

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Domestic violence victims fear losing their children

Recent research by charity Family Rights Group has found a worrying increase in the number of victims of domestic violence who are at risk of having their children taken away from them, reports ITV News.

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Support for victims of domestic violence

To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Women and Equalities Minister Helen Grant hosted an event to encourage business leaders to put plans in place to support staff experiencing domestic violence.

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