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Women warned of dangers on singles scene

Vogue WilliamsBy Vogue Williams
Women warned of dangers on singles scene

Valentine’s Day is a week away and love is in the air.

But as the whole world celebrates loved-up couples, a spotlight will shine on the darker side of dating.

Women’s Aid will this week look to highlight how it’s not just wives, mothers or women living with partners who suffer in abusive relationships.

One in five women over the age of 18 suffer domestic violence, and 60 per cent of it starts before they are 25. Frighteningly, one in two murders of young women aged 18 to 25 is by their boyfriend or ex.

This week, Sunday World columnist Vogue Williams met some of the brave survivors who want the message to go out to other young women to be wary of the warning signs. 

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