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Shocking tale of domestic abuse

BEA DOTTIN, [email protected]

Shocking tale of domestic abuse

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The raw reality of the viciousness of domestic violence brought some people close to tears at a British High Commission reception marking the fifth anniversary of the SAVE Foundation Wednesday night.
The impactful and shocking video about the experiences of domestic violence victim Lisa Murray-Gardier was made at the High Commission. And Murray-Gardier told the SATURDAY SUN afterwards the video portrayed a mere snippet of the abuse she had suffered for many years.
SAVE Foundation is one of the charities chosen for support by the staff of the High Commission.
Addressing guests at the function at the official residence of High Commissioner Victoria Dean, Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development SteveBlackett said the Government was adopting a tougher stance on domestic violence. He announced new legislation had been drafted and passed on to stakeholders for comment, before being presented to Parliament. (GC)