Three-quarters of abusers were male intimate partners, with 57 per cent current husbands or partners

The courts system dealing with domestic violence applications is “falling apart” and women are waiting four months for full barring orders, the head (...)

Rachel Mullen, Margaret Martin and Ursula Regan of  Women’s Aid. Photograph: Eric Luke

Violence against children and women is continuing during access visits arranged by courts, according to a report by Women’s Aid. The risk to children (...)