Definition of 'domestic violence'
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Too many people fail to take male domestic violence seriously. The Sun (2016) Domestic violence is particularly absorbing because of its grey areas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How about victims of domestic violence? The Sun (2017)They had both been victims of domestic violence, it was claimed. The Sun (2016)The storyline also led to a 17 per cent increase in calls to the national domestic violence helpline. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Met police deal with 60,000 incidents of domestic violence in the capital each year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was sent there following domestic violence at his family home. The Sun (2008)There were also reports of domestic violence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Domestic violence affects one female in four at some point in their life. The Sun (2009)Men and women facing domestic violence could argue that they were forced to kill their tormentor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Despite these shocking statistics, domestic violence is still not taken seriously enough. The Sun (2012)There were 10 recorded incidents of domestic violence and probably many more unrecorded besides. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I left my partner due to domestic violence. The Sun (2009)But with domestic violence affecting one in four women at some point in their life, more action is still needed to safeguard existing services. The Sun (2009)It has also emerged that tribunal courts have settled six cases of domestic violence between married couples, working in tandem with the police investigations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)WOMEN victims of domestic violence often go straight from one abusive relationship to another, a study has suggested. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This being 1958 domestic violence isn't generally regarded as all that bad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)OUR daughter has been subject to domestic violence from her partner, who has now thankfully been given a custodial sentence for the crime. The Sun (2014)A BUNGLING council published locations of domestic violence refuge homes on its website. The Sun (2008)It also charts a history of neglect and injuries to the brothers, who grew up in a home riven with domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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