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Domestic violence - public inquiry

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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.

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.

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


Jux Thu 23-May-13 08:25:36

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.

OddSockMonster Fri 24-May-13 10:25:48


Your link didn't work for some reason Jux, so reposting it...

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

Thank you all!

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

Ah, I spelt inquiry with an e!

Thanks for that, OddSockMonster.

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

No problem.

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


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

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

Signed, bumping

Inthebeginning Mon 27-May-13 21:02:53

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

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

Thanks, all.

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

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.

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