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Domestic abuse advocates warn of an increase in violence amid coronavirus crisis

Domestic violence services and refuges have been holding emergency meetings around the country as fears about the potential impacts of the coronavirus on women trapped in abusive relationships mount.

Following reports of domestic abuse as much as tripling in China during recent periods of isolation, advocacy groups have been urging state and federal governments to act swiftly to better protect vulnerable women.

Access the full article by Julia Baird for The Drum, ABC HERE.

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