Fighting back tears, she continues: “But there were some really, some really difficult time because my father was violent.”
As the preview for tonight’s Panorama continues, Victoria admits the topic of domestic abuse wasn’t a familiar issue and as such, wasn’t given the attention and action it required.
“This was the 70s and the 80s, no one knew, no one had the phrase domestic abuse. No one knew what it meant, what it was, what it involved.”
Victoria candidly opens up one such experience which led to her going to the police.