Women’s Aid Survey

Police failures on domestic violence ‘like not training doctors to recognise cancer’ Thu, 27th Mar 14 HMIC report reveals scale of police failings on domestic violence cases Only one fifth of perpetrators charged with a crime Women’s Aid has released research today revealing worrying gaps in police responses to domestic violence as experienced by women … Continue reading “Women’s Aid Survey”

Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (Clare’s Law)

The Home Office have announced  the completion of the domestic violence disclosure scheme (Clare’s Law) pilot and the announcement that the scheme will be rolled out nationally from March 2014, allowing the police to disclose information to the public about a partner’s previous violent offending and thereby empowering people to make an informed decision about the … Continue reading “Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (Clare’s Law)”