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Domestic abuse calls for help dramatically increase during coronavirus lockdown

1 month ago   |   By Marie Claire

Domestic abuse charity Refuge has logged on average a shocking number of 270 calls per day domestic abuse calls As we continue to spend the majority of our time behind closed doors, domestic abuse charities are noting a stark increase in calls to their helplines.
Ordinarily, the window for women to seek help is extremely limited, and so during periods of isolation with their perpetrators, this window narrows further. Refuge , the UK's largest domestic abuse charity, says calls have risen by 25 per cent since lockdown measures began on March 26. This means women and children facing domestic...
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Calls to domestic abuse helpline soar 25 per cent in coronavirus lockdown says charity Refuge

Calls to domestic abuse helpline soar 25 per cent in coronavirus lockdown says charity Refuge

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The charity Refuge also said there was an increase of around 150 per cent in visits to the National Domestic Abuse helpline website last week compared with the last week of February.
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