The aim of the new act is to provide recourse for victims of the more insidious elements of a domestic abuse relationship which can be just as harmful as or even more harmful than physical abuse.
Children and Family
For many of us the words ‘Home Alone’ conjure up the familiar image of MacAulay Culkin wreaking havoc on two bungling burglars in the annual Christmas airing of that American comedy film. But for those who man the phone lines at Childline and other similar organisations the reality of children being left home alone is no laughing matter.
It was recently reported that an anonymous male same-sex couple in Scotland are due to become the first to receive IVF for a surrogate in the UK.