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Tue, 1st Apr 14 Women’s charities welcome new evidence criteria for access to legal aid for women survivors of domestic violence 

Women’s charities welcome new regulations from the Ministry of Justice which will come into force on Tuesday 22 April, and aim to widen the evidence criteria for women survivors of domestic violence to access to family law legal aid.


Thu, 27th Mar 14 Police failures on domestic violence ‘like not training doctors to recognise cancer’ 

HMIC report reveals scale of police failings on domestic violence cases Only one fifth of perpetrators charged with a crime

Tuesday 11th Mar 2014
Women's Aid states prosecution rates for domestic violence "unnacceptable"

Saturday 8th Mar 2014
Women's Aid welcomes Home Office Action Plan on Violence Against Women and Girls

Wed 5th Mar 2014
‘Law doesn’t protect us’ say victims experiencing domestic violence


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