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Domestic violence could be stopped earlier, says study: Victims are abused for almost three years on average before they get the help they need and are often in contact with professionals in that time

Domestic violence could be stopped earlier, says study

Victims are abused for almost three years on average before they get the help they need and are often in contact with professionals in that time

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SafeLives estimates that at least 100,000 victims of domestic violence are at high risk of murder or serious injury in England and Wales, 94% of them women. Photograph: Pekka Sakki/Rex

Victims of domestic violence are abused for almost three years before they get the help they need, and some are subjected to more than 50 incidents during that time, according to a study of the largest database of domestic violence victims in the UK.

The figures from the domestic abuse charity SafeLives reveal that almost a quarter of “high-risk” victims have been to an A&E with injuries sustained during violent abuse, and some went as many as 15 times before the problem was addressed. …. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/25/domestic-violence-could-be-stopped-earlier-study?CMP=EMCSOCEML657

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