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Reports of violence towards women increases

Fri, 26 Jun 2015


Reports that there has been an increase in the amount of violence towards women aren't all bad news.

That's the message from Victim Support - which says the increase is down to more women bravely coming forward and reporting incidents.

Although cases in England and Wales have seen a six percent decrease on last year's statistics - there has been a 12 per cent upsurge on the three year average.

Paula Gelling from the charity says they're on hand to offer support and help people plan their next step:

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