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by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: New Children's Commissioner report : "Are they shouting because of me?"
Replies: 0
Views: 683

New Children's Commissioner report : "Are they shouting because of me?"

In this new publication by the Children's Commissioner we hear directly from children what it is like to live with domestic abuse, parental substance misuse and mental health difficulties at home. The report reminds us that children’s voices need to be at the forefront of any strategies and support ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: NEW report : Nowhere to Turn, 2018, Women's Aid
Replies: 0
Views: 1054

NEW report : Nowhere to Turn, 2018, Women's Aid

New from Women’s Aid: their Nowhere to Turn report on the second year of the No Woman Turned Away (NWTA) project. This is essential reading for practitioners, especially Part 2: Response of statutory services , which looks at how Housing and Social Care respond to women and their children when they ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Serious Case Review
Replies: 5
Views: 3069

Kent SCR Jamie Child D

Jamie, who was the youngest of 8 siblings (7 under the age of 11), suffered a fatal injury when he was four months old; 2 weeks later his life support ceased and he died. The post mortem found that Jamie had a brain injury and 28 fractures in 19 different bones, of differing ages but sustained in at...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: New: "What about my right not to be abused?"
Replies: 0
Views: 1460

New: "What about my right not to be abused?"

Domestic Abuse, Human Rights and the Family Courts Essential reading - Women’s Aid and Queen Mary, University of London launch their new research report on child contact cases in the family courts. You can read their press release here Is it #Times Up for the family courts? and find the full report ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Australian research - Children speak out on family violence
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Views: 1320

Australian research - Children speak out on family violence

"Interviews with children and young people whose fathers use violence reveal that they require their Dads make amends so they can move on. Their voices are now being used in fathering programs”. In this article, Children speak out on family violence, Andrew Trounson, from the University of Melbourne...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed May 23, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: SafeLives' new research on homelessness and domestic abuse
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Views: 1555

SafeLives' new research on homelessness and domestic abuse

Spotlight Report - Safe at Home: Homelessness and domestic abuse SafeLives' new research on the links between domestic abuse and homelessness was published in May 2018; it makes the case for urgent changes to be made to how we support survivors of domestic abuse with housing. You can find the Spotli...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed May 16, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: London VAWG strategy 2018 - 2021
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Views: 2902

London VAWG strategy 2018 - 2021

The London Tackling Violence against Women and Girls strategy 2018 – 2021

You can find out more about the Mayor’s strategy to prevent violence against women and girls, tackle perpetrators and protect and support victims in A Safer City for Women and Girls report.
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: Domestic Abuse Bill : Consultation
Replies: 1
Views: 2123

Good Practice Briefing on DA Bill : Consultation

AVA (Against Violence and Abuse) have produced a good practice briefing on behalf of the ASCENT London VAWG Consortium. The briefing is on the consultation ‘Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse’ (HM Government 2018) and includes consideration of key proposals including a commitment to recogni...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: FGCs and restorative approaches following DV
Replies: 0
Views: 1945

FGCs and restorative approaches following DV

Here's a new article by Robert Sen, Kate Morris, Gale Burford, Brid Featherstone and Calum Webb which explores the use of Family Group Conferences following domestic violence; it’s available free until 20th May here: ‘When you’re sitting in the room with two people one of whom…has bashed the hell ou...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: Great News: Anchor Project Grants extended to Birmingham and West Midlands
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Views: 2176

Great News: Anchor Project Grants extended to Birmingham and West Midlands

Children living in Birmingham and West Midlands who have been affected by domestic abuse can now receive help through the Anchor Project provided by the Buttle Trust. The Charity's analysis of grant requests found that more requests for domestic abuse-related help came from the West Midlands than an...