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The story so far on the Talk about abuse campaign

Citizens Advice has done significant press, policy and research work on the subject of domestic abuse over the last year.

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  • Currently our policy and research work is focused on the role of informal networks in tackling domestic abuse

  • 16 November 2015: We're asking everybody to take one small action per day to help victims of domestic abuse, as part of the international 16 Days of Action to tackle Violence Against Women & Girls, starting 25 November. Sign up here.
  • 29 October: Take a look at our new short film, explaining the role of friends of abuse victims. More than 10,000 people watched the film over the first weekend it was published.
  • 28 October 2015: We met with domestic abuse minister, Karen Bradley, to discuss our campaign and the steps Government is taking to prevent domestic abuse and help those affected by it.
  • 19 October 2015: The Chief Executive of SafeLives, Diana Barran, has blogged for us, explaining how everyone can play a role in helping victims of domestic abuse. 
  • 19 October 2015: Our new online educational tool will help people to understand better the scale and impact of domestic abuse.
  • 12 October 2015: A survivor of domestic abuse, Sandra, who came to Citizens Advice for help, has written about her experience for us - take a look and read about the first hand experience of the impact of domestic abuse.
  • 16 September 2015: Talk about abuse launch event, with Citizens Advice Chief Executive Gillian Guy, Robert Halfon MP and Diana Barran, from the national domestic abuse charity, SafeLives.