Crime reporting charity Crimestoppers is urging people to report domestic abuse anonymously with their #YouAreNotPowerless campaign. The #YouAreNotPowerless campaign is
A new major study has shown an increase in the number of male victims seeking help for domestic abuse during
A domestic violence charity has moved to south Manchester after expanding their team following a huge spike in referrals during
Greater Manchester has secured more than £1 million to support victims of domestic abuse and tackle the behaviour of perpetrators.
‘On the margins of society’: Why lockdown is a terrifying prospect for Britain’s most vulnerable women
In the eyes of many, the coronavirus lockdown will be characterised by a series of First World problems. MM spoke to those living off an unstable salary, which could mean unemployment, eviction and homelessness, while for those facing violence from their partner, it could mean life or death. Here Emma Morgan speak to women’s charities and campaigns across Manchester, to learn more about the potentially disastrous consequences of lockdown for the North West’s most exposed and unprotected women.
Chayn, a global volunteer network that addresses gender-based violence has started an online trauma support group to help people experiencing abuse during self-isolation.
The number of domestic abuse related crimes reported to the GMP has dramatically increased over the past five years, with 18,668 reported in 2014 compared to 45,714 in 2018.
‘I sat in front of a lethal bottle of sleeping pills preparing to die’: Viewer tells how under-threat Victoria Derbyshire Show saved her life
Viewers of the Victoria Derbyshire show are devastated that it has been cancelled. One viewer who intended to end her life, after decades of abuse stopped mid-action when the show came on and saved her from herself.
Greater Manchester Police are now giving out advice on scratch cards to suspected victims of domestic abuse.
In a massive domestic abuse crackdown Greater Manchester Police have made 80 arrests in a two-day sweep of the region ahead of Valentine’s weekend.
‘It shatters lives’: More safe houses and ‘stronger safety net’ for Oldham domestic abuse victims with £70k grant
Oldham domestic abuse victims will soon have more places to escape to for refuge, help and support thanks to a £70,000 government grant to tackle the lack of safe houses in the area.