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Violence Reduction Unit Christmas 2010 domestic abuse campaign figures

2011 February 28
by Mary Munro

Update

“‘Worrying’ festive rise in domestic abuse in Scotland” BBC

Following posted on 25.1.11

“Our badge of shame: Almost 5000 Scots are victims of domestic abuse in just ONE month” Daily Record
“154 cases of domestic abuse a day” Evening Times
“Our badge of shame: 4,783 incidents of domestic violence in one month” Scotsman
“Domestic abuse level ‘is Scotland’s badge of shame’” BBC
“More than 150 domestic violence incidents a day in Scotland over festive period” STV
“Scottish police chief appalled at toll of domestic abuse” Press and Journal

Following posted on 3.12.10

“Shocking advent calendar revealing domestic abuse is unveiled” Daily Record
“And on the 12th day of Christmas … she finally told the cops” Evening Times

Press release

“Abuse stats increase but reporting levels ‘encouraging’” Violence Reduction Unit (February 2011)
“Over 4000 incidents of domestic abuse over festive period” Violence Reduction Unit (January 2011)
“Advent calendar highlights horrors of domestic abuse” Violence Reduction Unit (December 2010)

See also

http://advent.actiononviolence.com/

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