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Domestic abuse 'workshops' reduce repeat offending and harm to public -- study

(University of Cambridge) First UK experiment on policing domestic abuse finds 35 percent fewer men reoffending against partners -- and reoffenders causing less harm to victims -- when mandated to attend charity-run discussion course. Researchers call on Government to approve rollout of program across England and Wales.
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