New non-fatal strangulation offence comes into force Abusers who strangle their partners in an attempt to control or induce fear will face up to
5 years behind bars when a new offence comes into force.++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Domestic abuse victims in England and Wales to be given more time
to report assaults . New measures targeted directly at keeping women and girls safer will be added to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill today (4 January) the
Government has announced. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/domestic-abuse-victims-in-england- and-wales-to-be-given-more-time-to-report-assaults?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk- notifications&utm_source=a44c33c4-ff7d-46da-af87-7ce8ed6bcaca&utm_content=daily
Victims Funding Strategy: The Victims Funding Strategy will set the vision for how to fund the victim support sector more sustainably and ensure victims
and survivors are able to access the support they need.