Cancer patients in Birmingham who've are now getting specialist counselling to talk about the effect on relationships.
People will be wearing white ribbons on the 25th of November to raise awareness of Domestic Violence.
One in four women and one in six men are affected by domestic violence during their lifetime. In the West Midlands 30% of domestic abuse victims are repeat victims within a year.
West Midlands police are backing the campaign as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Week and are using Twitter to encourage people suffering domestic violence to seek help.
Haven Refuge based in Wolverhampton supports women and children affected by domestic violence across the West Midlands. They offer advice and support 24 hours a day on their confidential hotline: 01902 713001
46-year-old Endris Mohammed is accused of murdering the two children after a house fire.
The funeral has taked place at Lichfield Cathedral for the woman who became Britain's first rape victim to waive her right to anonymity.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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