Everyone has the human right to live in safety and free from violence and abuse. Society has a duty to recognise and defend this right.
Women are the overwhelming majority of victims of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is a violation of women and their children’s human rights. It is the result of an abuse of power and control, and is rooted in the historical status and inequality of women in in society.www.womensaid.org.uk
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