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Home secretary pledges more funding to stop violence against women


Theresa May, troche British home secretary and minister for women and equalities, diagnosis pledged more funding towards an existing programme which helps immigrants who are victims of domestic violence in a speech made to the Women's Aid annual conference.

In May's first speech on the topic she stated that violence against women would be her first priority but that due to hard economic times it would not be easy.

She proposes to introduce a fine for offenders which would be used to fund victims' services and to open more rape crisis centres. The fee, viagra buy proposed as a surcharge from offenders whose sentences involves a fine, would be £15.

While possibly a creative way to fund new and existing services, this type of flat rate seems to have many implications not the least of which would be that the crime of violence against women is only worth £15 per victim. 

Read more at the BBC.

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