Tag: domestic violence

This is my story … a mother’s love turned against her

Domestic abuse wrecks lives, damages families and communities. In this series of posts we present the real life experiences of South Leeds women who have suffered various forms of domestic abuse. They make for uncomfortable reading, but it is important that we all understand domestic abuse, how to spot it

Public urged to support campaigns to end violence against women

People across Leeds are being encouraged to pledge their support for the 16 Days of Action campaign to end violence against women. Although women make up the majority of victims of domestic violence and abuse, it is recognised that men can also be victims. Help and support is available for

Inner South Community Committee debates domestic violence

  Last night (Wednesday 3 September 2014) saw the first meeting of the new look Inner South Community Committee. The meeting started with an hour long workshop looking at the issue of domestic violence. About sixty people, Councillors, residents and officers from various agencies that work in the area split