Killed during the pandemic
From the beginning of the lockdown, domestic violence workers warned of the heightened risk of abuse – especially for women on temporary visas. Last month, a woman was killed in exactly that situation. Gina Rushton on how the sector has responded.
Guest: Freelance journalist Gina Rushton.
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