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NFF is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help.

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Massachusetts beauticians taught to spot domestic violence

February 2, 2014 | Link to original article

Massage therapist Marriam Donovan says she grew up watching her stepfather beat her mother, so she's familiar with domestic violence. Now she's being asked to look for similar abuse among her clients.

Donovan and hundreds of other women have received training under a program aimed at reaching victims of domestic violence through their hairstylists, skin care specialists, makeup artists and other salon professionals.

January 5, 2014

While a women’s advocate praises neighbours who may have saved a woman’s life, she cautions such calls are the most dangerous faced by police

Last week wasn’t the first time police were called to an apartment unit on Viscount Rd. where a woman was stabbed, neighbours said... full story via London Free Press: http://bit.ly/1gbyYwm