Tag Archive: domestic abuse

Huge rise in domestic abuse cases being dropped in England and Wales

15th October, 2021 9:08 am

Victims of alleged domestic abuse are seeing their cases dropped at a rapidly increasing rate, according to data obtained by the BBC. Police have six months to charge common assault cases, including domestic abuse, from when the alleged incident took place. Campaigners say this is unfair because of the complex nature of many cases. Figures show 3,763 cases were dropped... View Article

Webinar: Coercive control, identifying behaviours and its impact

29th June, 2021 12:00 pm

This webinar will delve into the definition of coercive control, address the different types of behaviours exhibited by victims, abuser tactics  and the challenges posed for practitioners in identifying the signs of victims of coercive control, both adolescent and adult. It will cover how to support vulnerable adults and contemporaries, signposting to support in seeking professional advice and aid.  ... View Article

Webinar: Domestic abuse and its impact, & Hollie Guard

9th June, 2021 2:00 pm

The impact of abuse in the home, even indirectly, is significant for the young people living in these conditions. Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or background. You can suffer by experiencing domestic abuse indirectly as well as being the direct victim. This webinar will consider how domestic abuse can manifest, and the... View Article

Great resource: Would You Recognise Domestic Abuse If You Saw It? – Untold Stories by Ann Craft Trust

3rd June, 2021 8:51 am

Would You Recognise Domestic Abuse If You Saw It? – Untold Stories Story by the Ann Craft Trust The government recently approved a landmark bill that creates a new statutory definition of domestic abuse. Would you recognise domestic abuse if you saw it? We’ve prepared a short quiz featuring eight different scenarios. Think about each scenarios. If you think this is... View Article