More Children exposed to violence at home during lockdown

There are fears increasing numbers of children have been exposed to domestic violence during the lockdown, a leading charity warned today.

Coram, which works with the most vulnerable children in society, has seen a spike in the number of calls regarding domestic violence for the first time in two decades.

Chief executive Carol Homden said domestic violence is now one of the top five most asked-about topics when people contact the Child Law Advice Service, which is run by Coram and provides free legal advice and information on child and family issues.

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