National Perpetrator Strategy

  RESPECT (the UK based domestic abuse organisation) and other collaborating agencies (such as the Drive Project, SafeLives and Social Finance) have been calling for a some time for a national perpetrator strategy. This seeks to address the lack of provision for perpetrators of domestic abuse. They say ‘currently less than 1% of perpetrators receive […]

Paper in Social Science and Medicine Journal focuses on relationship trajectories of women experiencing alcohol-related intimate partner violence

  Using a grounded theory approach the researchers analysed 18 in-depth interviews with women (who reported feeling afraid of their male partner when he had been drinking). Researchers identified key processes underpinning the women’s experiences and four relationships phases. These included Partner alcohol use played a key role in how women interpreted and dealt with […]