The NSPCC is calling on the government to recognise children as victims when living with domestic abuse, to ensure they get the support they need. The government’s proposed new statutory definition of domestic abuse, outlined in the consultation document Transforming the response to domestic abuse, only refers to the effects of abuse on those aged 16 and over.
Source: NSPCC Date: 10 January 2019
Further information: Transforming the response to domestic abuse: government consultation (PDF)
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