Drop in the available beds for domestic abuse victims – BBC Newsnight

For those in abusive relationships, or who face violence in the house they’re isolating in, the coronavirus lockdown makes a home feel like a prison. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Newsnight has learned that as domestic violence incidents have increased during the crisis there has been a fall in available places in refuges which … Read more Drop in the available beds for domestic abuse victims – BBC Newsnight

US domestic violence: Families at risk during the lockdown

The UN secretary-general says there has been a “horrifying surge in domestic violence” since lockdowns were imposed around the world. Women and girls have found themselves trapped with their abusers without any safe refuge available. The city of Chicago has forged a partnership between the public and private sectors to address what was already a … Read more US domestic violence: Families at risk during the lockdown

Dame Julie Walters on Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence in Lockdown | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Since the UK lockdown two months ago, there has been an increase in calls to domestic abuse helplines and over 4,000 domestic abuse arrests in London alone. Dame Julie Walters is the patron of the women’s centre, My Sister’s House, and wants to raise awareness about domestic abuse during the … Read more Dame Julie Walters on Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence in Lockdown | Good Morning Britain

Life in a women’s refuge in the time of coronavirus

An emergency summit, led by the Prime Minister himself, will take place next week – on the agenda, the devastation caused by domestic violence. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)  In the first three weeks of lockdown it has been reported that 14 women and two children have been killed. The government says their summit will deliver an action … Read more Life in a women’s refuge in the time of coronavirus

Funding boost for domestic violence services after jump in those seeking refuge in lockdown

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Oprah Gives a Single Mom the Surprise of a Lifetime | The Oprah Winfrey Show | Oprah Winfrey Network

Single mom Jennifer had endured so much difficulty in life—from fleeing domestic violence with her three daughters to working tirelessly to keep food on the table and a roof over their heads. In 1997, after receiving a heartfelt letter from Jennifer’s daughters explaining the depth of their mom’s sacrifice, Oprah did the best thing she … Read more Oprah Gives a Single Mom the Surprise of a Lifetime | The Oprah Winfrey Show | Oprah Winfrey Network

New York City to Ramp Up Antibody Testing, De Blasio Says

New York City is starting to ramp up its COVID-19 antibody testing. Mayor Bill de Blasio said over the next few weeks the city will do more than a quarter million tests. Previously antibody testing had been aimed at frontline workers, but de Blasio said the new testing push will include “everyday New Yorkers.” De … Read more New York City to Ramp Up Antibody Testing, De Blasio Says

UN Chief at launch of Policy Brief on Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19

António Guterres (United Nations Secretary-General) at launch of Policy Brief on Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19 The COVID-19 crisis is affecting every aspect of our societies, revealing the extent of exclusion that the most marginalized members of society experience. Today, I would like to highlight how the pandemic is affecting the world’s 1 billion people … Read more UN Chief at launch of Policy Brief on Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19

Evan Rachel Wood Teases Season 4 Westworld Dolores Rumors

Evan Rachel Wood chats about homeschooling parent life, how her little boy scored a directing credit on Westworld and the benefits of the domestic violence bill she supported into law, the Phoenix Act. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The … Read more Evan Rachel Wood Teases Season 4 Westworld Dolores Rumors

Domestic violence rise in Russia

Moves to curb the law on domestic violence in Russia have stalled as the coronavirus pandemic has taken hold and forced couples to stay together. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com … Read more Domestic violence rise in Russia

Robert Jenrick announces £76m fund to charities to ‘support the most vulnerable ‘| Coronavirus

Robert Jenrick has announced that the Domestic Abuse Bill, which had its second reading in Parliament last week, will ensure that “the victims of domestic violence get the priority need status that they need to access local housing services much more easily”. He also announced a package of over £76 million – which he said … Read more Robert Jenrick announces £76m fund to charities to ‘support the most vulnerable ‘| Coronavirus

Brené Brown on Coping with FFTs and What Life After COVID-19 Looks Like

Brené Brown on Jimmy Fallon – FFTs & Covid-19 Brené Brown was on Jimmy Fallon talking about what she called “effing first times” and the coronavirus pandemic. Professor and New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown shares strategies for handling sudden “effing first times” during the coronavirus pandemic and calls out why support for The … Read more Brené Brown on Coping with FFTs and What Life After COVID-19 Looks Like

Coronavirus: How is lockdown affecting domestic violence? | The Stream

The coronavirus pandemic has made life even more difficult for domestic violence victims who have been forced to quarantine with their abusers. Around the world, stay-at-home orders and other social distancing restrictions are making it more difficult for victims to seek help and refuge from mental and physical harm. In some cases, access to counselors … Read more Coronavirus: How is lockdown affecting domestic violence? | The Stream

Coronavirus: Lockdown brings rise in domestic abuse

The nationwide lockdown has meant a rise in domestic violence during recent weeks. There has been an increase in calls to helplines and the number of killings. The domestic abuse bill – which brings in new protections for victims – was debated by MPs – with former Prime Minister Theresa May calling on the government … Read more Coronavirus: Lockdown brings rise in domestic abuse