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Spotlight: the podcast for the domestic abuse sector

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Spotlight: the podcast for the domestic abuse sector
58 minMAY 1
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Rachel Ozanne talks to Olive from Rights of Women and Ursula, a SafeLives Pioneer and co-founder of Voices, about how the family court is operating during the COVID-19 restrictions. They discuss the concerns and issues raised by survivors and also the impact family court proceedings can have. Information and support available via the links below:

Legal advice:
FLOWS: https://www.flows.org.uk/
Rights of Women - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-advice/

Legal information online:
Rights of Women;
•Family law guides: https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/.
•Coronavirus and child contact guide - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/coronavirus-and-child-contact-arrangements/
•Coronavirus and remote hearings guide - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/coronavirus-remote-hearings-in-the-family-court/
•How to write a position statement for the family court - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/position-statement/
•How to appeal a family court decision - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/how-to-appeal-family-court-decisions/

President of the Family Division’s guidance on child contact: https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-public-guidance-updated-31-March.pdf

Survey on remote hearings:
The Transparency Project - http://www.transparencyproject.org.uk/how-are-remote-family-court-hearings-working-for-families-survey/

Domestic abuse & mental health resources / support;
Find a domestic abuse service or get advice: https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
Mental health resources:
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/
https://beaconhouse.org.uk/covid-19-support-resources/
https://www.blurtitout.org/product-category/self-helpful/free-downloads/
https://rockpool.life/

Children and young people;
https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/grown-ups/parents-and-carers/covid-19-guidance-for-children-and-families/
https://youngminds.org.uk/
https://www.themix.org.uk/