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No One To Talk To? Polish Charities Tackle Shame of Domestic Abuse in UK

When calls to a Polish domestic violence helpline in Britain plunged last year, its founder Ewa Wilcock was puzzled. Since its launch in 2014, she had been receiving more calls from compatriots living in Britain than she could handle. Yet they halved — to just over a dozen a month — in mid-2017. "People would start the conversation saying they were not sure if they should be calling at all because they were afraid of the social services," Wilcock told Reuters by phone from...

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