Research launch – Surviving Economic Abuse survey

Surviving Economic Abuse survey Surviving Economic Abuse has launched a survey for victims / survivors and front-line professionals who work with them to explore the experiences and needs of those actively experiencing economic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will inform recommendations for policy and practice to meet the needs of victim/survivors and support their … Continue reading “Research launch – Surviving Economic Abuse survey”

Research launch Galop

Galop survey now live   Galop has launched an online survey to understand how LGBT+ people’s relationships have been affected by the Covid-19 lockdown measures and to ensure they are included and represented. The results will shape support that is being provided and will help identify future support priorities.   The survey is open to … Continue reading “Research launch Galop”

Press release – Home Office – Major overhaul of family courts to protect domestic abuse victims

Survivors of domestic abuse and their children will receive greater protections after the government today (25 June 2020) announced an overhaul of how the family courts deal with the horrific crime. Sweeping reforms will see more victims of domestic abuse given access to separate building entrances and waiting rooms as well as protective screens to … Continue reading “Press release – Home Office – Major overhaul of family courts to protect domestic abuse victims”

Research Launch – the experience of rape victims in the criminal justice system

Victims’ Commissioner launches new research focusing on the experience of rape victims in the criminal justice system. The Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales Dame Vera Baird QC is asking victims of rape to share their experiences of the criminal justice system. On 12th June the Commissioner launched her research by publishing a request for … Continue reading “Research Launch – the experience of rape victims in the criminal justice system”

Home Office’s national domestic abuse campaign resources

The Home Office has now updated their Brandworkz portal to include translated information in the following languages: Welsh, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Mandarin, Farsi, Arabic, Somali, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Italian, Tamil and French. Translated assets are available here. English assets are available here. To get in touch with the Home Office domestic abuse campaign  [email protected] 

Free webinar – Parenting and intimate partner violence

Intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization is widespread among women with children and has negative consequences for both women’s and children’s well-being. Despite mixed evidence regarding the effect of IPV on women’s parenting, there is a continuing focus on mothering in the context of IPV, particularly in child welfare and child protection systems. To help respond … Continue reading “Free webinar – Parenting and intimate partner violence”

Vesta

Specialist Family Support CIC runs a new project for Polish parents in Greater Manchester who require support from Children Services due to domestic violence or parenting difficulties. Parents will receive emotional support, advice and advocacy in accessing services and co-operating with them to improve the situation for their families.