Anti-violence event

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POLICE chiefs are backing a global campaign to raise awareness on domestic violence.

Peace One Day is an international initiative which has made September 21 its annual day.

Northumbria Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird, are putting their support behind the day of action and using it to highlight work being carried out to tackle domestic violence.

Mrs Baird said: “The more we talk about this subject the more we are helping victims.”