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All the latest news and insights from SafeLives

SafeLives are the experts in what works to make victims and children safe from domestic abuse, and keep them safe. If you want authoritative comment on how we all need to work together to end domestic violence, get in touch. Our directors have a wealth of experience of speaking on TV and radio, and at conferences and events, and advising documentary makers and writers.  

Please direct all media and spokesperson enquiries to Penny East, Head of Communications, on 07818593562 or

In this section you will find all SafeLives' latest press releases, and you can read our take on the news and new developments in domestic violence in our policy and practice blogs. And we have a comprehensive resource of up-to-date facts and stats on domestic abuse on domestic abuse, as well as the real life stories of victims and children who’ve survived domestic abuse.

All our latest announcements.

We are grateful to all the brave survivors who have shared their stories with us, to help others and drive change.

Our staff and partners write about what’s in the news and what needs to change so that every family lives in safety, without domestic abuse. 

The latest ways to help more families as effectively as possible – a must-read for everyone working directly with victims of domestic violence and their families. 

There are lots of ways you can keep up with our latest research and all the work we're doing to keep families safe.

We can't end domestic abuse without listening to the voices of men and boys. 

We can only end domestic abuse if we know what works.

It feels like Brexit is the only thing that this general election is about.

Our response to the Government consultation on the Domestic Abuse Bill. 

For women experiencing domestic abuse, it can feel like every aspect of their world is controlled - and the online workd is no different. Read our research on the potential opportunities, gaps and risks for technology in the context of domestic abuse. 

Family members and their vulnerabilities interconnect. People do not operate in silos and neither should we. One Front Door is our vision for a transformation of local systems, processes and responses so they start making vital links between the needs of individuals and the families they belong to. 

Every survivor of domestic abuse, and their family, deserves the right response at the right time, to make them safe, sooner. That's why we're developing new interventions and ways of working to improve the response for whole families.