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This week, Amber Rudd visisted Halo Project, which supports victims of forced marriage, domestic abuse, honour based violence and female genital mutilation. She was there to find out how the Home Office could further support the project and combat extremism.
National housing partnership, the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA), has gone from strength to strength attracting new grant funding and expanding its team.The new funding comes from a variety of sources, including the Home Office, the Government’s Tampon Tax Fund, London Councils and Comic Relief, and has allowed the organisation to make two key appointments as well as advertising a third vacancy. DAHA is a partnership between leading housing provider Gentoo, Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV) and London and the South East based hou
End Violence Against Women consider the impact of the move towards recording sexual harassment as a hate crime. Nottinghamshire Police received a lot of attention for becoming the first police force to record sexual harassment as a misogynistic hate crime earlier this year. At a Nottinghamshire ‘Safer for Women’ conference, they share their experiences of recording sexual harassment as 15 other police forces consider extending hate crime policing policy to include sexual harassment.
In the latest Safe Lives Spotlight podcast, Aly Vernon, Children’s Specialist at Survive in South Gloucester, speaks about the combined effects of homelessness and domestic abuse on children. Aly and Deidre discuss what we can do as professionals to create a whole family approach to homelessness and domestic abuse for children, parents and perpetrators.
Katherine Sacks-Jones is the Direct of Agenda, Alliance for Women and Girls at Risk. In the latest Safe Lives Spotlight blog she outlines the specific needs of women experiencing homelessness, and why support must take these into account.
This week, the Guardian published a piece on Alison Inman, tenant champion and incoming Chartered Institute of Housing president, who says domestic violence needs to be centre of housing policy.
Harbour is recruiting for female Support Workers to support adult victims of domestic abuse within their teams in North Tyneside, Durham and the Tees Valley. Harbour is also recruiting for a Team Leader to supervise our Adult Support Team in North Tyneside. These staff will work directly with clients, who are often in crisis, and enable them to start making positive changes in their lives. Part time and full-time posts are available.
Safe Newcastle have added a new training course on Stalking and Harassment to their 2017/18 programme.
The aim of the course is to develop a best practice response to stalking through increased awareness, risk assessment and safety planning. The course will cover:
The NEEVAWG Network welcomes everyone, individuals and organisations, working to end all forms of violence and abuse against women and girls in the North East of England. Read more »