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CLIP 11743

Alesha Dixon: 'My mum was victim of domestic violence

Alesha Dixon: 'My mum was victim of domestic violence

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Key Info
  • Alesha Dixon: 'My mum was victim of domestic violence
  • Duration: 00:42
  • Alesha Dixon describes an early memory of her mother covering up domestic violence. She describes her mothers’ injury, knowing how it happened and yet having her mother lie about it to hide the truth. She acknowledges that she had been aware of ongoing abuse from her mothers’ boyfriend. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC Newsbeat Online and was first broadcast on 22 November 2010. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: Injury, family, parent daughter denial, domestic violence
Ideas for use in class
  • Lesson starter, prompt for discussion, problem page scenario,
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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