Thousands of domestic violence victims withdrawing from legal action after Government cuts, figures reveal

Exclusive in the Independent: Nearly 40 per cent jump in number refusing to press charges in single year

…At least 160,015 victims withdrew their support for charges in 2016 after police determined crimes had taken place, up from 116,885 in 2015, according to figures from 34 out of England’s 39 police forces.

read more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/domestic-violence-abuse-victims-withdrawing-legal-action-support-services-local-government-cuts-a7675406.html

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