Unfortunately not an April Fools’ joke: cuts hit shelters for domestic violence victims

// 31 March 2011

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60% of refuge services will receive no council funding from tomorrow, according to Women’s Aid.

As reported by The Guardian yesterday, 72% of floating support services will also be defunded from 1 April.

70,000 women and children will be left without support.

Job losses in the sector will be about 40%.

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Catherine // Posted 31 March 2011 at 5:08 pm

This is heartbreaking. :(

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