And sometimes, the actions of an individual can highlight the former, and cause the latter – sometimes, as this tale from South Wales shows, due to the most horrific of actions.
The episode contains details and descriptions of crimes and events, involving injury detail, and descriptions of a sexual nature, that some listeners may find disturbing and or distressing, so discretion is advised whilst listening.
- Yard Act – Payday
- Living Colour – Love Rears It’s Ugly Head
- “Through A Mother’s Tears” – Cathy Broomfield (May 2018)
Support is available in Welsh and English and a lot of the time is there 24 hours a day.
In an emergency, call 999 but there are a number of support agencies there to help:
Live Fear Free helpline – 24 hour support
Confidential support and information for anyone experiencing sexual violence, domestic abuse or violence against women in Wales, and for family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. Phone support available in Welsh, English and any other languages.
Freephone T: 0808 8010800
Type Talk: 1800108088010800
Text support 24/7: 078600 77 333
Live chat 24hrs: www.livefearfree.gov.wales
Bawso 24hr helpline
Providing specialist services for BME communities.
T: 0800 731 8147 W: bawso.org.uk
Suzy Lamplugh Trust National Stalking Helpline
Advice and help if you are a victim of stalking.
Freephone T: 0808 802 0300
The charity runs a 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Freephone T: 0808 2000 247
For anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner
The NSPCC helpline is staffed by trained professionals who can provide expert advice and support to adults with a child welfare concern. Adult victims of non-recent abuse can also get in touch for support.
NSPCC’s Childline service
Children and young people can contact Childline 365 days a year about anything that may be worrying them no matter how big or small it may seem.
T: 0800 1111 W: childline.org.uk
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