The often-quoted figure is two women a week killed by a current or former partner in England and Wales.
As we enter a new decade in 2020, the number of women being murdered per week in the UK by an abusive partner or ex-partner has risen to three. A further three women a week commit suicide to escape abuse.
Millions of women experience domestic violence every year. We can’t ignore these figures when the government has introduced measures to force people to stay at home.
There were increased reports of domestic violence in Wuhan following “lockdown” to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The US