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Proposed domestic abuse laws must be strengthened to give more protection to children, campaigners say.

Barnardo's and the NSPCC said measures due to be published on Tuesday were "disappointing" and risked perpetuating a situation in which children were the "hidden victims" of domestic abuse.

However, Women's Aid welcomed a new legal obligation on councils to provide secure refuges for victims.

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