Domestic abuse campaign focuses on ‘forgotten’ children
24 December 2015
From the section UK
Refuge said the campaign “gives a voice” to children, the “silent witnesses” of abuse
Children, described as the “forgotten victims of domestic violence”, have been put at the centre of a Christmas campaign by the charity Refuge.
It said some 750,000 children witness domestic violence each year, which can have a “profound and lasting impact”.
The charity has launched a video campaign on Facebook, encouraging viewers to raise funds and awareness by sharing the hashtag #givethemrefuge.
The launch comes as Refuge’s specialist services face possible funding cuts.
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Source:: BBC UK