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Paying the Universal Credit benefit to a household rather than individuals could increase the risk of domestic violence, MPs have warned.
Local authorities are now able to bid for money from an £8m fund in order to help children who have been affected by domestic abuse, the Government announced over the weekend.
Over two million children are growing up in families where there are ‘serious risks’, a major new study has revealed.
The Government yesterday released almost £19m of funding to expand support for survivors of domestic abuse.
Councils are turning away survivors of domestic abuse and their children, forcing them to sleep rough, a report by Women’s Aid has claimed.
Reforms to the welfare system could increase women’s vulnerability to financial abuse, a new report has argued today.
Local government leaders have called on the footballing community to raise awareness of domestic abuse as studies reveal a correlation between England matches and violence against women.
Housing experts have issued a 'pledge' they say will help tackle domestic abuse.
More than 100 MPs and members of the House of Lords have pledged support for a campaign to end sexual violence and domestic abuse.
Many survivors of domestic abuse are falling into a cycle of homelessness and abuse due to the complexity of the housing system, a charity has warned.