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“Everybody knows somebody”   

“Everybody knows somebody” is the powerful phrase at the top of Wearside Women in Needs (WWIN) ‘Findaway’ Project’s webpage.   It…

From small acorns….

For the first time ever, children have been recognised as victims of domestic abuse in their own right under the…

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