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First domestic violence safe house opens for women over 45

Domestic violence is dehumanising, cruel and can even be fatal.

According to recent figures, one in four women will experience it in their lifetime.

Until now safe houses have welcomed people of all ages, but now the first refuge specifically for women over the age of 45 has opened in Teeside.

Graham Satchell reports.

  • 05 Jun 2015
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