Letter – We must address the links between brain injury, domestic abuse and women in prison – Domestic Abuse Commissioner

According to government data, at least 57% of women in prison or under probation supervision are victim-survivors of domestic abuse. The actual figure is likely to be much higher, due to well documented barriers to disclosure. The importance of gender specific, trauma responsive programmes of support is gradually becoming recognised. Organisations such as One Small Thing are leading efforts … Continue reading “Letter – We must address the links between brain injury, domestic abuse and women in prison – Domestic Abuse Commissioner”

Report – Findings and recommendations to future Government for long-term domestic abuse funding – Women’s Aid

On May 23rd, 2024, the national domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid, brought together representatives across all major political parties to share findings of a ground-breaking paper, Funding Safer Futures: A government pathway for the quantity and quality of funding required to help women and children experiencing domestic abuse, detailing how funding for the domestic abuse sector could be … Continue reading “Report – Findings and recommendations to future Government for long-term domestic abuse funding – Women’s Aid”

Report – Domestic Homicides and Suspected Victim Suicides 2022-2023 -Vulnerability Knowledge and Practice Programme

View the full report here. Read glossary of acronyms and terms for the report. This is the third annual report from the national Domestic Homicide Project which works across England and Wales. It is a Home Office funded research project led by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and delivered by the Vulnerability Knowledge and … Continue reading “Report – Domestic Homicides and Suspected Victim Suicides 2022-2023 -Vulnerability Knowledge and Practice Programme”

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