Our parks, schools, restaurants and workplaces are amongst the long list of places closing following the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19. As we are advised to remain in our homes to protect our health, this can increase the risk of harm to those suffering from domestic abuse. The serious nature of being required to remain at home with a domestic abuse perpetrator cannot be underestimated.
This month has seen the publication of Domestic abuse: a good practice guide for social landlords.
Domestic abuse is to be reformed in Scotland – what happens if you find a false allegation being made against you?