Councils, solicitors, NHS and police reprimanded for leaking domestic abuse victims’ personal details

Click here to read more Councils, solicitors, an NHS trust and the police have been reprimanded for revealing the personal details of domestic abuse victims. The UK information commissioner warns the data breaches place victims lives at risk – with most incidents involving organisations revealing the victim’s home address to their alleged perpetrator. In one instance, a family had to be … Continue reading “Councils, solicitors, NHS and police reprimanded for leaking domestic abuse victims’ personal details”

News – Thousands of sex offenders prosecuted for changing personal details without telling police – Labour MP Sarah Champion

Click here to read more By Faye Brown Data previously obtained by Sky News shows more than 900 sex offenders have disappeared off the police radar with many thought to have disguised their identities by changing their names and not telling officers. From January 2017 to December 2019, 1,349 registered sex offenders notified a name change – … Continue reading “News – Thousands of sex offenders prosecuted for changing personal details without telling police – Labour MP Sarah Champion”

News – Chilling’ surge in use of smart speakers and baby monitors to control domestic abuse victims, MPs Say

By Alexandra Rogers Click here to read more Connected devices such as baby monitors and smart speakers are increasingly being used to survey, harass and control domestic abuse victims, MPs have warned. The government has been urged to do more to tackle the rise in so-called “tech abuse” – whereby smart technology and connected devices … Continue reading “News – Chilling’ surge in use of smart speakers and baby monitors to control domestic abuse victims, MPs Say”

News Story – UK and US pledge to combat AI-generated images of child abuse

Click here to find out more AI-generated child sexual exploitation and abuse content is illegal, regardless of whether it depicts a real child or not. Under the government’s landmark bill, tech companies will be required to proactively identify content and remove it. The bill is deliberately tech-neutral, to ensure it keeps pace with emerging technologies like AI, and services … Continue reading “News Story – UK and US pledge to combat AI-generated images of child abuse”

Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse – Family Law Language Line – Now Available

? Exciting News form independent choices Greater Manchester! ? We’re thrilled to announce the return of our Family Law Legal Line services! Starting from the following dates: Thursday, October 12th Friday, October 20th Thursday, November 2nd Friday, November 17th Thursday, November 30th Our dedicated team will be available between 12pm and 2pm, offering 25-minute slots … Continue reading “Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse – Family Law Language Line – Now Available”

Job Vacancy – GM RASSO Pathfinder – Trafford Rape Crisis

Job Title: GM RASSO Pathfinder Hours: Full time 37.5 Hours Contract Type: Fixed Term 2 years (extension pending) Salary: £29,870 – £33,000 (pro-rata) Application Deadline 23rd October 2023 A suitable candidate will be expected to work with the pathfinder partnership to design, advocate, develop, and deliver tailored support pathways to RASSO victims/survivors with extra or … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – GM RASSO Pathfinder – Trafford Rape Crisis”

Job Vacancy – Domestic Abuse Helpline Adviser – Independent Choices Greater Manchester

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Helpline Adviser (3 position) Hours: 9 per week x 2 and 6 hours per week x 1 Days: Monday – Thursday between 10 am – 4 pm (shifts TBC) Salary: £18,795 – £21,166 pro rata  £4,833 – £5,443 per annum Equivalent to Scale 3-4, SCP 5-11, on the NJC payscale Location: Manchester Contract Type: Permanent  Closing Date: … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Domestic Abuse Helpline Adviser – Independent Choices Greater Manchester”

News – Shocking impact of family courts on women’s health exposed – University of Manchester

Click here to read full research A devastating study involving 45 women who accused their partners of domestic abuse has highlighted serious health problems they have suffered as a result, they say, of biased family court proceedings. While the study is qualitative and self-reported and so not generalisable to the wider population, the women’s experiences … Continue reading “News – Shocking impact of family courts on women’s health exposed – University of Manchester”

Research reveals shocking level of online violence experienced by women and girls across the UK – The Open University

Click here to read full research Over one in 10 women in England (15%) have experienced online violence, while three in 10 women (30%) have witnessed online violence. Seven in 10 (68%) believe that current legislation is ineffective at tackling online violence against women and girls in England. One in eight (13%) of women in … Continue reading “Research reveals shocking level of online violence experienced by women and girls across the UK – The Open University”

News – Government’s Response to WEC Honour Base Abuse Report: Another Missed Opportunity – SouthallBlackSisters

Click here to read full report By Frankie Favia We’re extremely disappointed that the Government has chosen not to implement crucial findings called on by the Women and Equalities Committee’s (WEC) So-called Honour Based Abuse report. SBS joined the group of experts giving evidence to the Committee for this report, sharing the experiences of our service users … Continue reading “News – Government’s Response to WEC Honour Base Abuse Report: Another Missed Opportunity – SouthallBlackSisters”

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