UK charity Refuge launches short film highlighting children witnessing domestic violence

Refuge the UK domestic violence charity have launched a video highlighting that 90% of domestic abuse happens in the presence of children. They also identify that

  • In 41% of cases of partner abuse there was at least one child under the age of 16 living in the household
  • Of the 6,500 survivors of abuse that Refuge supports every day, around 3,500 are children

Refuge has partnered with Picturehouse cinemas to show a powerful 60 second short film called ‘Hide and Seek’, it is being shown in 25 Picturehouse cinemas across the UK.

You can access this short filmĀ  here.