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Women’s Aid Petition Urging Action on Measures to protect children in domestic violence situations.

Posted on December 02, 2017

Linda Smith and Margaret Martin from Women's Aid and Norah Casey outside the Department of Justice and Equality.

Yesterday, 1st December 2017, Margaret Martin, Director of Women's Aid and Linda Smith, the manager of the 24hr National Freephone Helpline were joined by Norah Casey to present a petition to the Minister of Justice Charlie Flanagan.  The petition urges action on measures to protection children in domestic violence situations. 

On Day 7 and 8 of our national 16 Days of Action campaign we focus on children and the impact of domestic violence.  The link between child abuse and domestic violence has been clearly established with domestic violence being a very common context in which child abuse takes place. It has also been found that the more severe the domestic violence, the more severe the abuse of children in the same context.

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