Written statement to Parliament

Call to end violence against women and girls: action plan

This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons on 8 March 2011 by Theresa May and House of Lords by Baroness Neville…

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP

This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons on 8 March 2011 by Theresa May and in the House of Lords by Baroness Neville-Jones.

Ending violence against women and girls is a priority for this government. On 25 November 2010, I set out our guiding principles in this area over the spending review period in a ‘Call to end violence against women and girls’ and announced that we will be committing Home Office funding of £28 million to fund specialist services in this area over the next four years.

Today, to mark International Women’s Day, I am publishing a set of supporting actions to realise our ambition in this area. This includes a full response to Baroness Stern’s review into how rape cases are handled in England and Wales.

Copies of both documents will be placed in the House library.

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Date: Tue Mar 08 10:34:12 GMT 2011

Published 8 March 2011