Unfortunately not an April Fools’ joke: cuts hit shelters for domestic violence victims
Jess McCabe // 31 March 2011
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%.