News – Home Office – Safer Streets pilot online tool

StreetSafe is a pilot service for anyone to anonymously tell us about public places where you have felt or feel unsafe, because of environmental issues, eg street lighting, abandoned buildings or vandalism and/or because of some behaviours, eg being followed or verbally abused. What is StreetSafe?   As part of the government’s strategy to tackle Violence … Continue reading “News – Home Office – Safer Streets pilot online tool”

Press Release – GMCA – Greater Manchester launches Gender-Based Violence Strategy

GREATER Manchester’s leaders have taken a major step forward to tackle gender-based violence in the city-region by approving an ambitious 10-year strategy that confronts the issue head-on. For several months, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has been working with partners on a long-term plan to improve the city-region’s response to gender-based violence and identify methods … Continue reading “Press Release – GMCA – Greater Manchester launches Gender-Based Violence Strategy”

Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Adult Intervention Worker

Job Title: Adult Intervention Worker Salary/ Rate: £23,868 per annumLocation: Greater ManchesterClosing Date: Midnight, 14th October 2021Hours: Part-time (17.5 hours) or full-time (35 hours) considered About us: PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We assist recovery by providing safe … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Adult Intervention Worker”

Report – BMJ Open – Study links child abuse, neglect to early death in adulthood

Children who experience sexual or physical abuse or are neglected are more likely to die prematurely as adults, according to a new study analysing data from the 1950s to the present by researchers at UCL and the University of Cambridge. The study, published in BMJ Open, found that adults who reported experiencing sexual abuse by the … Continue reading “Report – BMJ Open – Study links child abuse, neglect to early death in adulthood”

Report – University of Birmingham – Study finds survivors of domestic violence and abuse have been at an increased risk of contracting suspected or confirmed COVID-19

Women with general practitioner (GP) recorded exposure to domestic abuse or violence were at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 during the first two waves of the pandemic in the UK, finds a new study led by the University of Birmingham. Public health policies put in place to prevent the spread and transmission of Sars-CoV-2 … Continue reading “Report – University of Birmingham – Study finds survivors of domestic violence and abuse have been at an increased risk of contracting suspected or confirmed COVID-19”

News – Scrapping £20 Universal Credit would be ‘devastating’ for domestic abuse survivors

Rachel*, a migrant survivor of domestic abuse, was refused benefits while escaping her economically abusive relationship as her spousal visa prevented her from accessing financial support. ‘Like many migrant survivors, I was completely alone – it all felt so cruel and inhumane,’ Rachel tells Metro.co.uk. ‘I ended up applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain in … Continue reading “News – Scrapping £20 Universal Credit would be ‘devastating’ for domestic abuse survivors”

Job Vacancy – Saheli – BME Complex Needs Support Worker

Job Title: BME Complex Needs Support WorkerSalary/ Rate: £23,000 per annumLocation: Greater ManchesterClosing Date: 11th October 2021Hours: 35 per week (includes evening and weekend working) JOB PURPOSE: The post holder will be responsible for identifying and meeting the emotional and practical support needs of victims of domestic abuse/forced marriages/HBV and FGM. This will include women … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Saheli – BME Complex Needs Support Worker”

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