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Ordinary voters face a troublesome and more and more complicated maze of human provider organisations once they search support for daily difficulties, although one cease details and referral facilities were tested to facilitate info looking in lots of groups. This publication explores the connection among the data wishes of battered girls and the data reaction supplied via social networks in six groups of various size.
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