SafeLives' press releases

Here you can read all our latest announcements.

5th April 2017

The brave disclosure by Mel B of years of abuse at the h

29th March 2017

Today, domestic abuse charity SafeLives brings together services and charities to galvanise improvements to the response to domestic abuse in Scotland, publishing its

28th March 2017

It's not the role of the judiciary to judge the victim, so why do they keep doing it? 

8th March 2017

We warmly welcome the additional £20 million that has been announced today for services to support survivors of domestic abuse.  

2nd March 2017
HMIC’s report highlights the pressures that police forces face to protect victims of crime in general and victims of domestic abuse in particular.
28th February 2017

The Government has today announced that all school children will be taught about healthy and safe relationships. Crucially, the Government has said this will be compulsory from the age of four.

17th February 2017
The Prime Minister has announced a major overhaul of domestic abuse legislation.
22nd December 2016

Today (Thursday 22nd December) national domestic abuse charity SafeLives publishes ‘Safe Later Lives’, a report which highlights the unique difficulties faced by older people experiencing d

30th November 2016

We welcome the Mayor of London's recent announcement that £4m will be made available for victims of sexual assault.

16th November 2016

National domestic abuse charity, SafeLives, calls on every hospital in England and Wales to have specialist domestic abuse support onsite.