Legal Aid

Legal aid cuts are devastating to women, especially those suffering abuse | Mary O'Hara

PUBLISHED December 3, 2013

It is incontrovertible that women have been disproportionately affected by austerity, be it from public sector job cuts, the disappearance of Sure Start centres or fewer refuges for those desperate for a place of safety. But what many people might not be so familiar with is the devastating effect legal aid reforms are having on some of the most vulnerable women in our society.

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