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Thousands of children affected by domestic abuse

Channel 4 | Video

Parliamentary figures which disclose that more than 75 thousand children in England have been flagged by social workers as living in the shadow of domestic violence. I’ve been to meet one mother and her two teenage daughters who lived with abuse for eight years.. Charlotte Kneer of RBWA talks to Channel 4 News

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Escaping domestic violence

BBC | Video

Thousands of women are leaving their homes because of their abusive partner. A survivor living at RBWA talks to the BBC

But specialist refuges in England are facing a funding crisis.

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Domestic violence victims 'sleeping rough' after refuges closed

Sky News | Article

Despite domestic abuse being of "personal importance" to Theresa May, women fleeing violence are struggling to find a space in a refuge and can end up sleeping rough.

Charlotte Kneer of RBWA talks to Sky News.

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The Women Fighting To Save Other Women From Domestic Violence

Buzzfeed | Article

BuzzFeed News spent time at RBWA refuge to hear how staff deal with the constant threat of government cuts and how that affects the essential services they provide..

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'For a lot of children, Christmas in a refuge is the happiest they’ve ever had

The Guardian | Article

"Women shouldn’t feel guilty about their kids spending Christmas in a refuge, says Charlotte Kneer, a domestic violence survivor who runs RBWA"

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'If the refuge didn't exist..I would have died': 

ITV | Article

"A survivor who lived at RBWA talks about how staying at the refuge saved her life"

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"How my abusive partner used suicide to control me"

Cosmopolitan | Article

Emma, 29, is Services Manager at RBWA refuge for survivors of domestic abuse. Here, she shares her own experiences with Cosmopolitan UK.

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Domestic violence victims face toughest Christmas yet as cuts leave therapeutic support at all-time low

The Independent | Article

RBWA’s CEO Charlotte Kneer spoke to the Independent about the importance of therapeutic services for survivors and their children and the lack of available funding.

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Domestic abuse: 'Children are the hidden victims

BBC | Article

Daughter of RBWA’s CEO Daisy Kneer spoke to the BBC about the effects of witnessing domestic abuse as a child.

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