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Posted on 04 June 2014
Services for women fleeing domestic abuse and sexual violence in the UK have developed over the past 40 years, from grassroots services staffed by volunteers to a professionalised (if still small) sector. With roots in second-wave feminism and with heterosexual women being the majority of victims, it is not surprising that services like shelters and helplines have focused primarily on meeting their needs.
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LGBT, sexual abuse, Shannon Harvey, Wales, domestic abuse, domestic abuse services, violence