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Domestic abuse work recognised in New Year’s Honours

Several people have been rewarded for their efforts in tackling domestic abuse in the New Year’s Honours list. They include:

Hetti Barkworth-Nanton, chairwoman of Refuge: CBE. She is co-founder of the Joanna Simpson Foundation with Diana Parkes, who also becomes a CBE. They set up the charity to raise awareness of domestic abuse and domestic homicide after Ms Parkes’ daughter Joanna Simpson was killed by her estranged husband.

Erin Pizzey: CBE. Founder of Chiswick Women’s Aid in 1971, Refuge’s forerunner, she is credited with playing a major role in bringing domestic violence into the public spotlight.

Sarah Mason, chief executive of the Women’s Aid Federation Northern Ireland: MBE, for her work for services to women and girls.

Sharon Livermore: MBE. A domestic abuse survivor of Ely, Cambridgeshire, she visits companies to offer specialist workplace training around domestic abuse.

Rebecca Robson: MBE, for her efforts helping domestic abuse victims in the Barrow area of Cumbria with a focus on teenagers.

Two relatives of Essex backpacker Grace Millane, murdered in 2018 while exploring New Zealand, have received OBEs. Mother Gillian Millane and cousin Hannah O’Callaghan co-founded Love Grace in her name to empower domestic abuse victims.



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