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Tagged with 'domestic abuse'

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10 things I've learned about working with volunteers during Covid-19

Starting any new job can be daunting but taking up a new position, while the county is in lockdown, adds a whole new level of complexity. We talked to Clare Derry, Helpline Volunteer Coordinator, at our member Refuge about her work for the National Domestic Abuse Helpline (NDAH), a role… Read More

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Breaking the silence surrounding coercive control

At this year’s Annual Conference, where the theme was Strength in Numbers, our keynote speaker was Ryan Hart, a White Ribbon Ambassador and Refuge Champion. On 19 July 2016, Claire and Charlotte Hart were murdered in broad daylight by the family’s father using a sawn-off shotgun. He then killed himself…. Read More

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Member Showcase: Derbyshire Domestic Violence & Abuse Service

The Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service (DDVSAS) Helpline offers support for people who are suffering from domestic violence. Domestic abuse includes; physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse inflicted by a partner or family member. Our helpline takes calls from both women and men from anywhere in the country;… Read More