Domestic abuse: the shocking truth

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n Some 10,327 women and girls aged 15 to 59 were victims of domestic abuse last year.

n The number of domestic abuse incidents reported to South Yorkshire Police was around 10,000 - up from 8,500 the year before.

n There were 1,264 referrals for support to the Sheffield Domestic Abuse Partnership between April and December last year.

n By the end of this year it is estimated support services will have been offered to 1,750 victims - around 17 per cent.

n The problem of domestic abuse in Sheffield costs £101,066,287 a year.

n The Sheffield Domestic Abuse Partnership helpline is 0808 808 2241.