Domestic violence - public inquiry

(13 Posts)
buildingmycorestrength Mon 03-Jun-13 20:09:51

Another story in the paper today of a mother and baby killed by a man known to them...and known to the police.

buildingmycorestrength Sat 01-Jun-13 07:15:21

Thanks, all.

Hopefully others will add their names to the 8000 who have already signed.

Signed, also reported as inappropriate the man who had commented and quoted bloody nick Ross!

flippinada Mon 27-May-13 20:47:44

Signed, bumping

Bernicia Mon 27-May-13 12:20:13

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Sunnywithshowers Sat 25-May-13 19:50:27

Bump

OddSockMonster Fri 24-May-13 19:31:52

No problem.

Jux Fri 24-May-13 18:58:15

Ah, I spelt inquiry with an e!

Thanks for that, OddSockMonster.

buildingmycorestrength Fri 24-May-13 13:00:24

Thank you all!

OddSockMonster Fri 24-May-13 10:25:48
Jux Thu 23-May-13 08:25:36

you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/public-enquiry-into-police-and-state-agency-response-to-domestic-violence

This is really important and all the cuts have made it much harder for victims to find help and make themselves (and children) safe. That makes it even more important that official agencies respond strongly and properly when they become involved.

The figure of 2 women a week - a week! - being killed by their abuser has to be brought down.

Alwayscheerful Thu 23-May-13 08:09:12

Bump

buildingmycorestrength Wed 22-May-13 22:46:30

In light of many killings of women and families by the men in their lives, Refuge is calling for a public inquiry into the police's treatment of domestic violence cases.

http://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/public-inquiry-into-police-and-state-agency-response-to-domestic-violence

I've signed the petition...I think the time is ripe to push for better protection for women and children, or indeed anyone subject to domestic violence and abuse.

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