Too often insecure immigration status can be used as a further tool by the perpetrator to exploit and abuse them.
Emergency measures to allow medical abortions to be self-administered at home have put women at risk.
Our research shows many are going back into home working situations that are not only simply inconvenient, but dangerous.
The Government’s plans include introducing scorecards, as well as raising the victim surcharge offenders pay as part of their sentence.
We controlled Covid in our prisons, kept the courts running throughout lockdown, and were the first in the western world to resume jury trials.
The family courts’ approach to domestic abuse remains much the same as twenty years ago, and the system is stacked against survivors.
“Investing in our youngest children will have a transformational impact,” says the former cabinet minister, as a review she leads publishes its plan.
Employers, not just government, have an important role, to help victims – especially during this crisis.