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The Multi-Agency Approach to Domestic Violence: New Opportunities, Old Challenges

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 09 December 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1477
  1. Jo Richardson, general practitioner
  1. East London

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    Eds Nicola Harwin, Gill Hague, Ellen Malos

    Whiting and Birch, £16.95, pp 292

    ISBN 1 86177 003 0

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    First, try this. Think of a woman you know whose male partner is violent to her. Then consider the complexities that the woman faces when she tries to get help. It may be crucial to her success in escaping violence (or even surviving it) that the local housing department, police, health services, and other agencies from whom she seeks support work together effectively. As Harwin points out in her own chapter, the charity Women's Aid …

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