Violence against women and girls newsletter, spring 2014

This is the spring 2014 edition of the violence against women and girls newsletter.


In this edition you will find information on:

  • International day of zero tolerance to female genital mutilation
  • Department of Health - update
  • Supplementary sex and relationship (SRE) advice
  • This is Abuse campaign
  • Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict: 10-13 June 2014
  • Crown Prosecution Service – update on actions on falls in referrals
  • Ministry of Justice – funding for PCC specialist services
  • Domestic violence and abuse – A ‘Pledge’ to support colleagues
  • Refuge’s specialist outcomes monitoring system available to practitioners
  • MsUnderstood Partnership
  • IKWRO - winners of our True Honour Awards and research into police handling of ‘honour’ based violence
  • A bystander intervention toolkit for universities
  • NSPCC to hold vital child protection summit
  • National stalking awareness day
  • Welsh women’s aid
  • Young people’s attitudes to forced marriage and its gendered differentials: new research by Eaves for Women
  • Independent Advisory Board supports LimeCulture CIC
  • Karma Nirvana forced marriage roadshows
  • Prison Reform Trust
  • Women’s Aid Federation of England - update
  • Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs) -a personal view by Frank Mullane, AAFDA.
  • Update from CAADA
  • Manor Gardens – work on ending female genital mutilation
  • CIS’ters training seminar “How To Listen So Children and Young People Will Talk”