British public broadcaster BBC Female Anchor wrote a local domestic violence report phone number to her viewers during the news.
CNNOn the 6th (local time), the BBC anchor Victoria Derbyshire announced that he showed a mysterious numbered back as he progressed the news at 9:00 am on the day.
The derbyshire anchor held the back of the hand under the chin, making the number visible. As a result of the confirmation, it was the telephone number of the domestic violence report.
British Domestic Violence Counseling Agency RefugeAfter a three-week blockade to stop the spread of Corona 19 National Family Abuse Support CenterReported calls to the website increased by 25% and website access increased by 150%. It means that they will not be able to go out, and that the victims of abuse will be kept in the home for a long time.
The National Domestic Abuse hotline has seen a 25% increase in calls & online requests for help in past week
During the lockdown there ’s also been a daily rise in people going on the helpline website & last wk that figure was up by 150%
The helpline is open 24/7 pic.twitter.com/onHBSfhERV
— Victoria Derbyshire (@vicderbyshire) April 6, 2020
During the news, Derbyshire Anchor showed the back of his hand with the Refugee phone number, and posted it on Twitter.
He told CNN, “I used a refugee phone number in my hand to post this picture.”
“It is shocking enough for two British women to die each week by a partner or a former partner even before the Corona 19 incident. That's why it's much more important to know the support center number. ”
He added, “It is important for women to have an alternative and digital way to get help.”