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#867062 - 27th Mar 2014 9:12am Domestic Abuse
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I hope nobody thinks this subject should not be posted on Wiki, but I feel it is of the greatest importance and needs to be brought to the attention of everyone.

The below article is on the BBC News site this morning and the figures are quite staggering.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26758565

What I do not understand is, how can anyone in such a vulnerable position of threats call for help and who to? The police don't involve themselves unless the crime has happened anyway. There would appear to be no current contact number available for anyone who was in fear for themselves or children. I know the council have a number for them contacting an official body, but that could be more damaging. e.g. A person is frightened for their own safety. The perpetrator goes to the shops, the victim phones a helpline, the perpetrator comes home, the helpline return the call to the victim, the victim gets a battering because they have been found out.
Is that a possible scenario? Quite often the perpetrator have managed to cut off all contact between the victim and friends and family. Why is there not a manned helpline 24/7 that can connect these poor people almost immediately, so that in the brief window of opportunity, they can at least manage to open a door for themselves and anyone else it affects.
Sorry, but this type of crime physical and mental abuse caused by bullies, is something I feel VERY strongly about.



Edited by granny (27th Mar 2014 9:22am)
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#867068 - 27th Mar 2014 9:44am Re: Domestic Abuse [Re: granny]
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I heard the piece about this on R4 this morning. Got agree with you Granny on your concerns about the whole sketch. It seems to be a very low priority as far the the police are concerned. It seems they run a mile from DV cases (Domestic violence).

One woman had an interviewing policeman "chance his hand" shall we say, whilst other members of the family were out of the room ! FFS! I'm sure/I hope that it's an extreme case, but it seems to highlight the fact that DV is best walked away from.

Just my 2d worth.

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#867081 - 27th Mar 2014 11:29am Re: Domestic Abuse [Re: granny]
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Have just found this Number:
24 hour HELPLINE
0151 643 9766


http://www.wirralwomensrefuge.co.uk/

The Councils Number:

Tel: (0151) 606 5442 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (?)

https://www.wirral.gov.uk/my-services/community-and-living/community-safety/domestic-violence

If you are pregnant or think that you might be, you can be additionally supported by a Midwife who is experienced in working with survivors of domestic abuse. They can support you with advice and guidance throughout your pregnancy. They can be contacted through the Family Safety Unit or direct at Arrowe Park Hospital on 0151 488 7782.

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This section offers links to both local and national support services. Please feel free to suggest any useful services you have encountered.

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Alcohol - WHAT? Is the homepage for Wirral Alcohol Service if you feel your drinking is getting out of control or want advice regarding a friend or family member.

Bereavement - CRUSE can provide bereavement counselling and support when you are grieving.

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Contraception & Sexual Health - Sexual Health Wirral offer confidential advice and treatment in all aspects of sexual health. Clinics are spread throughout Wirral with convenient opening times.

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Edited by granny (27th Mar 2014 11:30am)
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#867088 - 27th Mar 2014 1:19pm Re: Domestic Abuse [Re: granny]
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Good one Granny. Very useful reference guide.

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#867109 - 27th Mar 2014 5:25pm Re: Domestic Abuse [Re: venice]
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Getting help in an abusive situation is never going to be easy or simple. The Police can, of course, step in but need an evidenced case to take to Court.

Often the abused person goes back to the situation, perhaps thinking things will be better.

If there are children, matters become even more complicated.

Personally, if it was a bloke doing the abusing, he should have his knackers nicked and a spell of hard labour - preferably in Russia for life.

If a woman is the abuser then scrubbing floors in Russia for life would be adequate.

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#867155 - 27th Mar 2014 7:29pm Re: Domestic Abuse [Re: granny]
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Come on people - one click for £10,000 to keep Wirral's domestci abuse service going!! You can vote every single day!
https://sblb.intuit.com/uk/Zero-Centre-Merseyside/9666/gb
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