• January 26, 2017

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    How to Recover after Domestic Violence – Tina Royles; Domestic Violence Expert & Relationship Specialist

        Today my book ‘WHEN THE APPLE OF YOUR EYE IS ROTTEN AT THE CORE’ is relaunching…WHY…Because the issues are still sadly as present and pertinent today as they were three years ago when I first launched this book. Still agencies and organisations aren’t working as effectively as they could, should or need to […]

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    January 25, 2017

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    Power Imbalance & Domestic Violence – Tina Royles; Domestic Violence Expert and Relationship Specialist

    It’s not a new thing to say there is a massive power imbalance in domestic violence relationships because there has always been an imbalance, but what there STILL is, is a power imbalance in the way domestic violence is dealt with not necessarily within the Courts as a whole, but within the family and civil […]

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    January 24, 2017

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    Repeat Victimisation Down? – Tina Royles; Domestic Violence Expert & Relationship Specialist

    Lot’s of stuff around in the media at the moment around stats referring to repeat victimisation being down; largely due to targeted campaigns, raising awareness and joined up projects etc… and yet, although as a whole this is a positive thing, I always have in my mind a slight concern as to whether this is […]

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    August 11, 2016

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    Unscrupulous Landlords and Domestic Violence Victims – Tina Royles

    The below article from The Telegraph indicates the plight some victims of domestic violence/abuse face when they have built up the courage to leave their abusive relationship and then find themselves living in unacceptable conditions in accommodation that often isn’t fit for purpose, and landlords are taking advantage of the victims situation, vulnerability, and lack […]

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    August 10, 2016

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    Charity criticises Nadia Sawalha for DV comments on Loose Women – Tina Royles

    Seriously… I find it hard to believe that there is media coverage and criticism over Nadia Sawalha comments over strong women and domestic violence, when the programmes coverage was in fact extremely balanced and great for raising awareness. (see below clip) Criticising an individual for having their voice and sharing their opinion is something perpetrators and […]

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    June 3, 2016

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    Domestic Violence book helps raise awareness

      Having worked within the field of domestic violence and relationship challenges for over twenty plus years, in a variety of practitioner, managerial and strategic positions, and having also experienced it first hand on a relationship front, in 2013 I took the plunge and published a book on domestic violence for all to see. Being […]

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    February 18, 2016

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    I feel like I’m losing the will to live with Domestic Violence sometimes!

      Having worked in the arena of domestic violence for a quarter of a century now, I have seen the services, resources, tools and initiatives grow and improve, and I have seen the services, resources, tools and initiatives diminish in quality and quantity, and I have seen ideas go full circle several times over, I have seen […]

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    February 17, 2016

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    Hozier Video raising awareness of domestic violence – Tina Royles

      Normally I’m all for any publicity that raises awareness of domestic violence… But I have to say I’m really uncomfortable with not only the video which accompanies the song ‘Cherry Wine’ but the words to the song also. From comments Hozier has made, the aim is to get perpetrators to ‘face up’ to what they […]

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    September 16, 2015

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    Helen Mirren on Age and Sexuality in Sexist Storm – Tina Royles

    Helen Mirren was giving a recent interview on Age and Sexuality to the Mail on Sunday’s You Magazine, and has because of a comment made in this been catapulted into a media frenzy around sexism. Some individuals on social media have also taken it upon themselves to criticise and ‘lay into’ Dame Helen just based […]

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    September 5, 2015

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    Top Human Rights Abuse: Domestic Violence -Tina Royles

    The outgoing sex discrimination commissioner in Australia Elizabeth Broderick has spoken out about domestic violence and has suggested that it is the top of the human rights abuses and is at its gravest epidemic proportions. Broderick is known for speaking out about discrimination and how it impedes and hinders women and has vowed to continue […]

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