Domestic violence cases continue on concerning upward trend

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The coronavirus outbreak has brought about a disturbing surge in cases of domestic violence, with the 1440 helpline receiving over 2,000 calls between the date of the confirmation of the island’s first coronavirus case and March 31.

In a press release on Thursday, the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Family Violence said that of the 2,075 calls received by the domestic violence hotline since coronavirus broke out on March 9, the Association could only respond to 921, with the remaining 1,154 calls remaining unanswered as the helpline had...


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Domestic violence cases continue on concerning upward trend


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