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The Domestic Abuse Act, a bittersweet victory for women?

The Domestic Abuse Act, a bittersweet victory for women?

Update: 2021-05-12
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At the end of April, the Domestic Abuse Act was signed into law closing loopholes around rough sex claims that favoured defendants in court and strengthening the laws on revenge porn.
 
But the bill does not include the automatic inclusion of repeat abusers or stalkers on a national register.
 
Anja Popp looks at that the law means for victims of domestic abuse and whether it could pave the way for wider changes to the criminal justice system.
 
And what more still needs to be done to protect women from violence not just at home but everywhere?
 
Sources: BBC Three, BBC Newsnight, ITV news, ABC. 
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The Domestic Abuse Act, a bittersweet victory for women?

The Domestic Abuse Act, a bittersweet victory for women?

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