Report – End Violence Against Women – Snapshot Report on the state of violence against women and girls

EVAW releases a new report that pulls together official statistics and recently published research from the VAWG sector. “Our Trends Report sets out the state of violence against women and girls as of January 2021, it’s prevalence, and the policy and political landscape attempting to address these systemic problems. ” The End Violence Against Women … Continue reading “Report – End Violence Against Women – Snapshot Report on the state of violence against women and girls”

Womens Aid – Expect Respect Healthy Relationships Toolkit

Women’s Aid Has launched the newly updated Expect Respect Healthy Relationships Toolkit for children and young people, as part of Yves Saint Laurent Beauty’s global project to end intimate partner violence. This prevention toolkit will explore healthy relationships and help children and young people recognise the key warning signs of abuse, as well as educating young people on the … Continue reading “Womens Aid – Expect Respect Healthy Relationships Toolkit”

Centre For Women’s Justice – Report – Women Who Kill: How The State Criminalises Women We Might Otherwise Be Burying February

“This report is the culmination of a four year research study that explores the criminal justice response to women who kill abusive men. Through in-depth interviews with some key practitioners in the criminal justice system, and most crucially with women themselves, our research explores the extent to which the law itself, and the way the … Continue reading “Centre For Women’s Justice – Report – Women Who Kill: How The State Criminalises Women We Might Otherwise Be Burying February”

Surviving Economic Abuse – support tools & new website launched

Surviving Economic Abuse have launched a new website and two new Tools to Thrive. “If you haven’t already, do take a look around the new site, which has resources for victim-survivors, their loved ones and professionals supporting them. We’ve also revamped our Research and Policy sections to bring you the latest on SEA’s work and economic abuse research around … Continue reading “Surviving Economic Abuse – support tools & new website launched”

Legal aid update – Victory for survivors of domestic abuse as legal aid win comes into force

From Rights of Women – February 3rd, 2021 From today, victims and survivors of domestic abuse who were previously denied access to legal aid will no longer be asked to sell their homes to access safety from abuse and justice. Due to the unrealistic rules relating to legal aid eligibility, women who were unable to … Continue reading “Legal aid update – Victory for survivors of domestic abuse as legal aid win comes into force”

Report – ‘DO NO HARM’ Lived Experiences and Impacts of FGM Safeguarding Policies and Procedures, Bristol study

FORWARD, and the University of Huddersfield publish new research that documents how the stringent, targeted, FGM safeguarding measures introduced since the 2014 Girl Summit are causing distress and mistrust amongst African diaspora communities in Bristol, and potentially across the country.  The research reveals first-hand evidence documenting how FGM safeguarding policies are leaving families feeling racially profiled, criminalised and stigmatised. FGM … Continue reading “Report – ‘DO NO HARM’ Lived Experiences and Impacts of FGM Safeguarding Policies and Procedures, Bristol study”