Abuse victims assured they are not alone

PUBLISHED: 14:28 03 December 2008 | UPDATED: 22:43 15 June 2010

THE start of Domestic Violence Awareness Week was marked in East Devon with a march through Honiton.

THE start of Domestic Violence Awareness Week was marked in East Devon with a march through Honiton.Gerry Moore, the district's community safety officer, was joined by survivors of domestic abuse, those who work with victims and people who wanted to publicly condemn violence against women."Domestic abuse is a crime" - that's the message conveyed during the event, which also sought to reassure victims they are not alone and that help is available.You can take action against violence towards women by supporting the White Ribbon Campaign, which allows people to pledge never to commit, condone or remain silent about domestic abuse. Visit www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk to find out more.If you are a victim of domestic abuse, call 0800 328 3070 for free, confidential advice.

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