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Trust your instinct – be part of World Day against Human Trafficking

It is a shocking thing to realise but slavery still exists. Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery – a criminal industry that denies freedom to 20.9 million people around the world. And no matter where you live, chances … Continue reading

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How can we get comfortable talking about men’s experiences of domestic abuse?

  One in six men experience domestic abuse, yet it is still a ‘hidden’ problem. Why is this so? In a lot of circumstances it can be because men are unwilling to make disclosures of domestic abuse. This may be … Continue reading

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Acting to build lasting change for families and victims – getting comfortable talking about it

As part of the “Get comfortable talking about it” campaign we talk to Jude Roberts, Operational Delivery Manager, for the Front Door Safeguarding Hub about why he is so passionate about developing responses in Leeds to domestic violence.

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Caring Dads – learning to feel comfortable talking about it

Getting comfortable talking about it also means giving a voice to those who have been the abuser in their relationships, encouraging them to question their responses and to discuss what went on. “What I’ve talked about here, I would normally … Continue reading

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Domestic violence and abuse is everybody’s business – isn’t it time we got comfortable talking about it?

  One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime, with 8% experiencing abuse in any given year according to a 2013/14 Crime Survey of England and Wales.  On average, 2 women are killed every week in England … Continue reading

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Leeds Domestic Violence team are comfortable talking about it, are you?

Most people’s lives have been touched by domestic violence and abuse in some way and many of us know someone who has been affected by it.  This issue cuts across all ethnic groups, all ages and all social backgrounds.   It’s … Continue reading

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Behind rainbow doors….

Get comfortable talking about it – Leeds launches domestic violence and abuse campaign to encourage people to think, talk and ask questions about domestic violence and abuse. In 2014, there were nearly 15,000 incidents of domestic violence and abuse reported … Continue reading

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