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

    January 24, 2017

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    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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    Unscrupulous Landlords and Domestic Violence Victims – Tina Royles

    August 11, 2016

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    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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    Domestic Violence book helps raise awareness

    June 3, 2016

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

    February 18, 2016

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      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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    Hozier Video raising awareness of domestic violence – Tina Royles

    February 17, 2016

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      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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    “Domestic violence isn’t anything to laugh or boast about” by Tina Royles

    June 25, 2015

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    Domestic violence isn’t anything to laugh or boast about and yet still it happens. Whether the laughter happens down the pub, or a sports field, in the gym or within the media environment. Domestic violence isn’t a laughing matter. Why do some individuals think that it enhances their reputation to boast about violence? I have […]

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    How To Rebuild Your Life After Domestic Violence

    February 9, 2015

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    How To Rebuild Your Life After Domestic Violence… is a question most victims of domestic violence struggle with, and it is one of the reasons that some victims stay in the abusive relationship because of the fear and uncertainty that they perceive lies ahead. There are lot’s of support agencies, and organisations within the communities […]

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    SPORT, MONEY, GREED equals UNTOUCHABLE … Or does it? By Tina Royles

    October 16, 2014

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    You may be asking yourself about now…what am I talking about by making the statement: SPORT, MONEY, GREED equals UNTOUCHABLE … Or does it? Well I have been amazed, disappointed and truly astonished over recent months and weeks (probably years but especially recently), around not only the cases themselves but by the media portrayal of […]

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    Would we be better off without Women’s Refuges? – Tina Royles

    October 15, 2014

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      Great article in the Huffington Post from Polly Neate CEO Women’s Aid around ‘Domestic Violence Support Isn’t All About Refuges’ (See article below)   So here are my thoughts on Refuges… It’s a simple enough question: Would we be better off without Women’s Refuges? It’s a simple enough answer: No Women’s Refuges provide LIFE […]

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    ESSEX PCC Nick Alston’s Positive Stance on Domestic Violence as another perpetrator is found guilty of murder! Tina Royles Domestic Violence Expert

    August 14, 2014

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    PCC Nick Alston Positive Stance on Domestic Violence is important and relevant as another domestic violence perpetrator is found guilty of murdering his former partner earlier this year. As PCC Nick Alston states in the below article he ‘cannot promise that there will never be another domestic homicide in Essex’ which I agree is absolutely […]

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