British soap opera addresses dangers of intimate partner abuse during pandemic

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 5:01pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/2a89f28f-8341-47f3-871e-86bf52f5b21f/2020_0911_08.mp3

New episodes of the popular British soap opera "EastEnders" include a storyline about a young woman with an abusive husband, whose abuse escalated during the coronavirus lockdown. Host Marco Werman speaks with Sophie Francis-Cansfield, senior campaigns and policy officer at Women’s Aid in the UK.