Ending violence against women and girls

Strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls: Scotland

The Scottish Government has published a strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls in Scotland. The strategy sets out an understanding of the causes, risk factors and scale of violence against women and girls and highlights the need to prioritise prevention and it sets out how the government will develop the performance framework.

Source: NSPCC Caspar Alert

England Local Elections 3 May 2018 – ask your candidates to pledge action – EVAW

Lots of urban areas of England will elect local councillors on 3 May – these people have enormous power to make a difference ending violence against women and girls

Help us put violence against women and girls on candidates’ agendas!

On 3 May 2018 there are elections in many parts of England.

Support from independent specialist services leads to far better outcomes for survivors of domestic and sexual violence

Professionals in the North East had two opportunities this week to hear early findings from an enormous, ground-breaking study by University of Bristol. The Justice, Inequality and Gender-Based Violence project has studied data sets from Northumbria and Avon police forces and Women’s Aid Federation England, alongside interviews with an amazing 251 individual survivors.

Jobs: Independent Strategic Performance and Development Review of the Navigator project

Redcar and Cleveland Council on behalf of the Navigator Project Management Board, is seeking quotations from interested organisations to provide an Independent Strategic Performance and Development Review of the Navigator project. The Navigator Project was established following the successful allocation of DCLG funding from the 2016/18 Fund for specialist accommodation based support and service reform to meet the priorities for domestic abuse services and has been established since May 2017.

Jobs: Changing Lives

Changing Lives is recruiting an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA): Full time, contract/temporary, £20,049.00-£22,929.00 per annum. Are you an experienced social care professional, looking for a rewarding new career? Do you have demonstrable knowledge and experience of working with victims of domestic abuse? Want to work for an organisation that helps people build brighter futures for themselves and their families? If so, this new IDVA role could be the perfect fit.

Closing date: Wednesday, 9 May, 2018 - 22:00

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