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Job Vacancy – TDAS – Young Person’s Domestic Abuse Advocate

Job Title: Young Person’s Domestic Abuse AdvocateSalary/ Rate: £14494 – £15191 (FTE: £23836 – £24982)Location: Trafford or Salford (2 vacacnies)Closing Date: 9am,Thursday 21st July 2022Hours: 22.5 hours per week A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (after 3 months of employment), Cycle2work … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – TDAS – Young Person’s Domestic Abuse Advocate”

Job Vacancy – TDAS – Children & Young People and Families Support Worker

Job Title: Children & Young People and Families Support WorkerSalary/ Rate: £18,450 – £20,370 (£23,953 – £26,446 FTE)Location: TraffordClosing Date: 9am,Thursday 21st July 2022Hours: 28.5 hours per week A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (after 3 months of employment), Cycle2work Scheme, … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – TDAS – Children & Young People and Families Support Worker”

Job Vacancy – TDAS – Children & Young People’s Support Worker

Job Title: Children & Young People’s Support WorkerSalary/ Rate: £14,566 – £16,082 (£23,953 – £26,446 FTE)Location: TraffordClosing Date: 9am,Thursday 21st July 2022Hours: 22.5 hours per week Background Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a Quality accredited, registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse since 1990. We support families who live/work in the Trafford … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – TDAS – Children & Young People’s Support Worker”

Art Exhibition – Cheer Up Luv – Can Art Be Activism?

We Asked the Organisers of a Feminist Exhibition About Street Harassment: Can Art Be Activism? The “Hysterical” exhibition celebrated work centered on community, activism, and taking up space. “Cheer up love!” “Give us a smile.” “Alright sexy?”  If vomit just made its way up your throat, you’re not alone. Far from harmless banter, screaming at … Continue reading “Art Exhibition – Cheer Up Luv – Can Art Be Activism?”

Webinar – Connect Centre – The problems of police data to measure domestic abuse

Date and time: Wednesday 7th September, 4-5pm About this event: Much of police demand in relation to domestic violence and abuse (DVA) can be attributed to repeat perpetrators and victims. Targeting police resources at repetition could therefore be an effective use of resources to reduce demand. However, to effectively target resources at repetition requires the … Continue reading “Webinar – Connect Centre – The problems of police data to measure domestic abuse”

Postgraduate Research – Internet and Technology in Domestic Abuse

Has a partner ever used social media or technology in a way that made you feel uncomfortable or unsafe? For example, sending unwanted or intimidating messages or controlling who you could talk to? A research project is currently underway at the University of Nottingham, investigating the impacts of the internet and technology in relation to … Continue reading “Postgraduate Research – Internet and Technology in Domestic Abuse”

News – World Economic Forum – Violence against women is a shadow pandemic – we must take action to stop it

Violence against women around the world has increased amidst COVID-19. Recent data shows that nearly 1/4 of all girls have faced gender-based violence by the age of 19. We must take urgent action against this and ensure women’s rights around the world are respected and protected. Violence against women and girls has reached a devastating … Continue reading “News – World Economic Forum – Violence against women is a shadow pandemic – we must take action to stop it”

Press Release – Ministry of Justice – New pilots to boost support for rape victims in court

Rape victims will receive enhanced support at 3 Crown Courts under a new pilot scheme launched by the government today (16 June 2022) as part of efforts to drive up prosecutions and convictions. All court staff, police and prosecutors working on cases will receive specialist trauma training, and expert at-court support, such as Independent Sexual … Continue reading “Press Release – Ministry of Justice – New pilots to boost support for rape victims in court”

Policy Report – Ministry of Justice – End to End Rape Review Progress Report: One year on

The Rape Review Action Plan commits the Criminal Justice System (CJS) to a conscious reversal in the trends of the last five years, more than doubling the number of adult rape cases reaching court by the end of this parliament. At the heart of our approach is the belief that improvements to the systems will … Continue reading “Policy Report – Ministry of Justice – End to End Rape Review Progress Report: One year on”