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News – Third anniversary of the Domestic Abuse Act – Women’s Aid

Click here to read more. Farah Nazeer, chief executive at Women’s Aid, comments:   “The Domestic Abuse Act came into force three years ago – a significant piece of legislation that was hard-won by tireless campaigning by survivors, activists, Women’s Aid and our sister organisations tackling violence against women and girls.   Despite the critical and unarguable … Continue reading “News – Third anniversary of the Domestic Abuse Act – Women’s Aid”

Event – Virtual platform for victims and survivors of domestic abuse – VOICES at the DAC

Set up by the Domestic Abuse Commissioner (DAC), VOICES at the DAC is a virtual platform for victims and survivors of domestic abuse to stay connected to relevant policy, research, and practice development. VOICES at the DAC aims to give victims and survivors opportunities to share their experience so they can influence change. VOICES at … Continue reading “Event – Virtual platform for victims and survivors of domestic abuse – VOICES at the DAC”

Job Vacancy – Business support Development officer – Trafford Rape Crisis

Job Title: Business Support Development Officer Salary: £27,500 per annum Closing Date: Tuesday 28th May, 2024 TRC sexual abuse and rape support is a women only organisation (affiliated with rape crisis Wales and England), which provides support to women and girls who have experienced rape or sexual abuse. Do you want to be part of … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Business support Development officer – Trafford Rape Crisis”

Webinar – Children’s voices on disclosures of child sexual abuse – UCLan

Click here to find out more and register Date: Wednesday, 1st May Time: 4-5pm GMT +1 Convener: Dr. Debbie Allnock, Associate Professor, Safer Young Lives Research Centre, University of Bedfordshire Location: Online The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) made a central recommendation that the government should implement a mandatory reporting duty. Despite mandatory … Continue reading “Webinar – Children’s voices on disclosures of child sexual abuse – UCLan”

Press release – Government backs amendment to better protect victims’ counselling records – Ministry of Justice

Click here to read more New legislation to provide extra protections for victims’ counselling notes during criminal investigations received government backing today. The amendment to the landmark Victims and Prisoners Bill, tabled by Baroness Bertin, will require the police to be satisfied that counselling information is likely to add substantial value to their investigation before … Continue reading “Press release – Government backs amendment to better protect victims’ counselling records – Ministry of Justice”

News story – Stronger protections for stalking and harassment victims – Home Office

The government has announced measures making it easier for police to apply for stalking protection orders, meaning more victims will be protected earlier. It will be easier for police to protect victims and apply for a stalking protection order at the earliest opportunity under new plans announced on Monday 22 April by the Minister for … Continue reading “News story – Stronger protections for stalking and harassment victims – Home Office”

Survey – Supporting victim survivors of gambling-related domestic abuse – Durham University

Researchers from Durham University (led by Dr Mercy Denedo), Sheffield Hallam University, Cranfield University, Betknowmore UK, and Addressing Domestic Abuse are looking for research participants for the above-named project. This project is informed by an expert advisory panel comprising women with lived experience, academics, domestic abuse practitioners and charities, and housing providers. The project is … Continue reading “Survey – Supporting victim survivors of gambling-related domestic abuse – Durham University”

Women’s Sector Leadership Conference – Currency of Change – Manchester

Date: Friday, 7th June 2024 Time: 9:15 am – 6pm Place: Central Manchester Location (exact location given upon registration) Click here to find out more and register After the tremendous success of our 2023 conference last June in London, WRC are pleased to announce our second annual Women’s Leadership Conference in Manchester on 7th June … Continue reading “Women’s Sector Leadership Conference – Currency of Change – Manchester”

Webinar – ONS qualitative research: exploring the experiences of women who have survived domestic abuse with current or previous experience of temporary safe accommodation in England

Click here to find out more and register Date: 5th June 2024 Time: 4:00-5:00pm Location: Online Existing ONS data on domestic abuse largely reflects the experiences of survivors within household settings. While there are some data available on the experiences of survivors in temporary accommodation, including data on victim services, there are gaps relating to … Continue reading “Webinar – ONS qualitative research: exploring the experiences of women who have survived domestic abuse with current or previous experience of temporary safe accommodation in England”