Wales

Christmas anti-domestic abuse campaign launched

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Media captionThe 30-second advert will be shown on peak time TV

An anti-domestic abuse campaign is being launched to try and combat the issue which escalates at Christmas.

A 30-second TV advert airs for the first time on Monday and will be shown until 31 December.

The Welsh government campaign, Live Fear Free, urges people to speak out if they suspect someone is being abused.

Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews said pressures such as money worries and excess drinking sees abuse rates rise around Christmas.

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