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A few months ago, in April 2023 we noticed a story in the news about a pensioner who had his life savings stolen by his granddaughter. While the story itself is a shocking and sad tale, what we found acutely disappointing was the crime not being accurately labelled as domestic abuse.

The term ‘domestic abuse’ is not used in the article linked below, was this label overlooked because the victim was an older person, or because he was male?

We believe it needs to be recognised and correctly labelled. 

Read the full story here.