The Law Society backs legal challenge by Rights of Women to restore access to legal aid for victims of domestic violence | womensgrid – women’s groups news

Legal aid is a lifeline for victims of abuse, enabling them to escape from abusive relationships, protect their children, and manage their financial situations. Access to justice is vital in these cases – the statistics are stark; two women are killed each week by a current or former partner and 500 recent victims of domestic violence commit suicide every year.

The Law Society backs legal challenge by Rights of Women to restore access to legal aid for victims of domestic violence | womensgrid – women’s groups news.

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