The Manchester Domestic Abuse Strategy 2010-2014 was launched at the Domestic Abuse 2010 conference on 29 November 2010 by Sarah Khalil, Domestic Abuse Coordinator at Manchester City Council and Councillor Suzanne Richards from Manchester City Council. The document can be downloaded as a pdf via the link above.
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The Domestic Abuse Conference 2010 held on Monday 29 November 2010 at Manchester Town Hall was a great success, with 145 delegates attending the event. Click the links below to download the presentations from the conference and the conference timetable: Domestic Abuse Conference 2010 timetable PATHway Project Evaluation: Does placing an Independent Domestic Violence Adviser in … Continue reading “Domestic Abuse Conference 2010 Presentations”
The number of domestic abuse cases reported to Greater Manchester Police and other support agencies peak at certain times of the year. One of the main peaks is during the festive period with the highest number of cases reported to the police on New Year’s Day. Last year police attended more than 1130 incidents of … Continue reading “End the Fear 2nd Greater Manchester Christmas Campaign”
The international 16 days of activism campaign has been gaining momentum over the years and in 2004 over 1,000 organisation in approximately 130 countries particpated in the campaign. The 16 day period starts on 25 November, International Day Against Violence Against Women, and ends on 10 December, International Human Rights Day.
In April 2009 a two year pilot project funded by NHS Manchester ‘Improving Health in Manchester’ scheme, was set up at St Mary’s maternity hospital. The project secured the services of a trained full time Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (IDVA), located in the antenatal department of the hospital. The rationale behind the pilot was that … Continue reading “PATHway Independent Domestic Violence Advice Service Evaluation Report”
Women in Prison and the Pankhurst Centre run a unique, holistic support service in Manchester and Trafford for women in contact with the criminal justice system. Individual and group-based support is provided to women at the Pankhurst Centre, in prisons, in magistrate’s courts and in police custody suites across the target area.
There are still a few places left on the Domestic Abuse and Health Conference at Manchester Town Hall on Monday 29 November 2010. The Conference will look at how health organisations can work to safeguard adults and children affected by domestic abuse and Manchester’s Domestic Abuse Strategy will also be launched. Presentations will include: The … Continue reading “Domestic Abuse & Health Conference in Manchester 29 November 2010”