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The response to tackling domestic violence is included in the Governments Call to End Violence Against Women and Girls.

Published on 25 November 2010, the strategic narrative sets out the...

  • United Kingdom
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

The UK government is committed to tackling sexual offences. The principle focus is on the rights and welfare of the victim, and ensuring that every victim of sexual crime has access to...

  • United Kingdom
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014
The Harrow Sanctuary Scheme is a victim centred initiative, which makes it possible for victims of domestic violence to voluntarily remain in their homes and feel safe, without fear of attack. The main feature of this pioneering scheme is the creation of a sanctuary or safe room within the house, which enables the occupier to retreat to a place of safety to await the arrival of the police and other emergency services.
  • United Kingdom
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • 2007
The aim of the scheme is multiagency intervention so that risk can be monitored on a daily basis and any risk changes notified early to appropriate agencies to try and prevent further incidents.
  • United Kingdom
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • 2013