Improving access to domestic and sexual violence services for LGBT communities

This year together with the Diversity Trust we held a conference to launch a report on our work to improve access to domestic and sexual violence services for LGBT communities. We provided new materials and promoted new ways of working to all domestic and sexual abuse services in the Avon [...]

Visit from the home office to find out about local domestic abuse services

We had a visit from the Director General of Crime, Policing & Fire Paul Lincoln who came to find out about local domestic abuse services. He talked with staff and service users including our peer mentors to hear about their experience of the police, criminal justice system and the help [...]

We were delighted to share ideas with visitors from Germany and Brazil

We were delighted to meet with women from GENSINE Domestic Abuse Service who provide domestic abuse services in Germany to share ideas about each other’s work. Dr Carlos, a domestic abuse researcher from Brazil came to see how we support women who have experienced abuse here in the UK.

We delivered the first Information Sharing Fair as part of Homelessness Awareness week

This was the first event of its kind and generated a lot of interest from agencies and colleagues working across Bristol. With contributions from over 20 organisations involved in delivering services to homeless women we were able to create information stalls, project films and gather support for our commitment to [...]

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Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 6:47pm
"key personal priority to transform the way the UK thought about tackling domestic violence" ...
Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 6:45pm
"Abuse a key priority for the government"... Domestic violence: Theresa May to oversee new law - BBC News
Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 4:44pm
What happens when phrases like 'man up' and 'don't cry like a girl' go unchallenged? Free educator conference:
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Read @BWV2 open letter to Bristol Marriott accommodating DV perpetrator, Mayweather, on #IWD2017 here: