Police super-complaints: police data sharing for immigration purposes

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS), the College of Policing (CoP) and the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) have published a report in response to the super-complaint submitted by Liberty and Southall Black Sisters about the practice of the police sharing of victims’ information with the Home Office.

Report – Rape Crisis England & Wales, Imkaan, EVAW, and Centre for Women’s Justice – ‘The Decriminalisation of Rape: Why the justice system is failing rape survivors and what needs to change’

Rape Prosecutions: New report finds system collapse and calls for political intervention on juries, police and prosecutors 55,259 rapes reported last year – only 2,102 prosecutions and 1,439 convictions Rape Crisis England & Wales, Imkaan, EVAW, and Centre for Women’s Justice find ‘rape myths’ throughout the police and courts system Call for major changes to … Continue reading “Report – Rape Crisis England & Wales, Imkaan, EVAW, and Centre for Women’s Justice – ‘The Decriminalisation of Rape: Why the justice system is failing rape survivors and what needs to change’”

Gov.uk – Office of National Statistics – Domestic abuse during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, England and Wales: November 2020

Indicators from a range of data sources to assess the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on domestic abuse in England and Wales. “Police recorded crime data show an increase in offences flagged as domestic abuse-related during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, however, there has been a gradual increase in police recorded domestic abuse-related offences over … Continue reading “Gov.uk – Office of National Statistics – Domestic abuse during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, England and Wales: November 2020”

Research – Women’s Aid -Research integrity framework

On the 30th November 2020, the four Women’s Aid federations from Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland published a framework to show the quality of research on domestic abuse. Developed with and endorsed by academic researchers, this framework provides decision-makers with clarity on the merits of different types of evidence and research, and the principles of integrity relating to … Continue reading “Research – Women’s Aid -Research integrity framework”

New Scheme- Ask for ANI domestic abuse codeword scheme – Materials

The Ask for ANI (Action Needed Immediately) codeword scheme has been developed to allow victims of domestic abuse to access support from the safety of their local pharmacy. Training materials The training information explains how pharmacy staff should deliver the scheme. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ask-for-ani-domestic-abuse-codeword-scheme-training-toolkit Promotional material The promotional materials are for participating pharmacies to show that they … Continue reading “New Scheme- Ask for ANI domestic abuse codeword scheme – Materials”

Job vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Positive Relationships Key Worker

Job Title: Positive Relationships Key WorkerSalary/ Rate: pro-rata of £22,657Location: Stockport Closing Date: 9.00am Tuesday 8th December 2020Date of Interview: 16th December 2020.Hours: Part-time 23 hours per weekContract Period: Fixed-term contract to 31 March 2021, with possible extension to March 2022 Stockport without Abuse is a highly regarded, specialist charity educating, supporting and empowering individuals … Continue reading “Job vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Positive Relationships Key Worker”

Job vacancy – Fortalice- DAV Recovery Support Worker – Children’s Services

Job Title: DAV Recovery Support Worker – Children’s Services (qualified to Level 3)Salary/ Rate: £9.35 per hourLocation: BoltonClosing Date: 10pm on Wednesday 16th December 2020Date of Interview: Monday 21st December 2020Hours: 25 hours per weekContract Period: Temporary post(to cover maternity leave) Background Information Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for … Continue reading “Job vacancy – Fortalice- DAV Recovery Support Worker – Children’s Services”