1. World Cup sparks spike in domestic violence
  2. Ministry of Defence combats domestic abuse
  3. ‘Children face social justice challenge’
  4. Steady use made of Northern Ireland’s new ‘right to ask’
  5. Speedy backing to CIH campaign against domestic abuse
  6. Surge expected in domestic violence during World Cup
  7. Stressed children, a consequence of domestic abuse
  8. Probe reveals examples of children abusing adults
  9. Version of Clare’s Law to be introduced in Canada
  10. Behaviour on Love Island leads to gaslighting warning
  11. Universal credit criticised
  12. Camilla: Why domestic violence is a focus of my charity work
  13. App launched to provide domestic abuse support nationwide
  14. National recognition for Jane’s Place
  15. Spotify deletes two singers from playlists
  16. Legal costs stop thousands of domestic abuse victims securing protection
  17. ‘Clare’s Law’ applied to Northern Ireland
  18. Caledonian System extended
  19. Light shed on LGBT domestic abuse
  20. Domestic violence advisors in front line with police
  21. Force cheers up refuge children at Easter
  22. International: bans on gun ownership for US domestic abusers
  23. International: paid leave, court therapy, lack of awareness, costly social media error
  24. Quarter of churchgoers suffer domestic abuse – survey
  25. First refuge for male victims of domestic violence
  26. Public to have say on new legislation
  27. Leicestershire Police
  28. Why do I work for NCDV?
  29. Sentencing changes: domestic abuse offenders more likely to be jailed
  30. News in Brief
  31. Police force to adopt body cameras to tackle domestic abuse
  32. Scottish Parliament expands definition of domestic abuse
  33. Hull Central policing team collected three car loads of gifts
  34. Grey’s Anatomy
  35. Campaigner Diahanne Rhiney has been given a British Citizen Award
  36. 38% rise of reported domestic abuse – North Devon
  37. Police provide temporary phones to people at risk
  38. Changes in evidence requirements for family private law disputes
Friday, August 17, 2018
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  1. World Cup sparks spike in domestic violence
  2. Ministry of Defence combats domestic abuse
  3. ‘Children face social justice challenge’
  4. Steady use made of Northern Ireland’s new ‘right to ask’
  5. Speedy backing to CIH campaign against domestic abuse
  6. Surge expected in domestic violence during World Cup
  7. Stressed children, a consequence of domestic abuse
  8. Probe reveals examples of children abusing adults
  9. Version of Clare’s Law to be introduced in Canada
  10. Behaviour on Love Island leads to gaslighting warning
  11. Universal credit criticised
  12. Camilla: Why domestic violence is a focus of my charity work
  13. App launched to provide domestic abuse support nationwide
  14. National recognition for Jane’s Place
  15. Spotify deletes two singers from playlists
  16. Legal costs stop thousands of domestic abuse victims securing protection
  17. ‘Clare’s Law’ applied to Northern Ireland
  18. Caledonian System extended
  19. Light shed on LGBT domestic abuse
  20. Domestic violence advisors in front line with police
  21. Force cheers up refuge children at Easter
  22. International: bans on gun ownership for US domestic abusers
  23. International: paid leave, court therapy, lack of awareness, costly social media error
  24. Quarter of churchgoers suffer domestic abuse – survey
  25. First refuge for male victims of domestic violence
  26. Public to have say on new legislation
  27. Leicestershire Police
  28. Why do I work for NCDV?
  29. Sentencing changes: domestic abuse offenders more likely to be jailed
  30. News in Brief
  31. Police force to adopt body cameras to tackle domestic abuse
  32. Scottish Parliament expands definition of domestic abuse
  33. Hull Central policing team collected three car loads of gifts
  34. Grey’s Anatomy
  35. Campaigner Diahanne Rhiney has been given a British Citizen Award
  36. 38% rise of reported domestic abuse – North Devon
  37. Police provide temporary phones to people at risk
  38. Changes in evidence requirements for family private law disputes

A version of Clare’s Law has been introduced in Northern Ireland, four years after England and Wales, and two after Scotland.

 

The province’s Department of Justice is now applying the Domestic Violence and Abuse Disclosure Scheme (DVADS), which gives a potential victim the right to ask police if their partner has a record of domestic violence or abuse.

 

The scheme includes power-to-tell provisions when indirect information has been received about a person’s safety, such as through a police investigation.

 

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) responds to a domestic abuse incident once every 18 minutes, with almost half recorded as crimes. But many more unreported, the Police Professional service newspaper quoted detective superintendent Ryan Henderson as saying.

 

Though urging those combating such anti-social actions to act with discretion, the Belfast Telegraph commented in an editorial: “Hopefully the scheme will empower victims who feel helpless in the face of seemingly endless violence or threatening, abusive and demeaning behaviour.”

 

The right-to-disclosure scheme is named after Clare Wood, murdered by ex-boyfriend George Appleton in 2009, after he had lied to her about his past violence against and mistreatment of women.

 

Meanwhile, Sussex Police has carried out a publicity campaign to raise awareness of Clare’s Law. Police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne said not enough people are aware of their rights through it.

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