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Domestic abuse during lockdown

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14.48 27 Apr 2020


Domestic abuse during lockdown


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14.48 27 Apr 2020


We received a powerful letter from a listener – who wanted to get a message to those who are suffering violence of abuse in the home during lockdown. Gardai say reports of domestic abuse are up 30% in some areas of the country at the moment. Ciara chats to Sarah Benson. C.E.O. at Women's Aid & hears from listeners.

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If you are in immediate danger – gardaí are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Call 112 or 999 

Women’s Aid 

National Freephone Helpline 24 hrs / 7 days 1800 341 900 

Men's Aid

Confidential National Support Line: 01 5543811

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