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News and updates from the Welsh Government and other partners.

 

Christmas Domestic Abuse campaign launched

19/12/16
A campaign which urges people to take action if they suspect a friend or family members is being subjected to domestic abuse will be shown on television from today.
 

Communities Secretary reiterates commitment to tackling Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual violence

22/11/16
Communities Secretary Carl Sargeant today reiterated his commitment to tackling Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual violence ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
 

Campaign asks people to ‘Make a Stand’ against Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

14/11/16
The Welsh Government has launched a new campaign today asking people to make a stand against violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
 

Consultation on National Strategy to tackle Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

17/08/16
A new National Strategy setting out how the Welsh Government will continue to tackle Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence has been published for consultation.
 

Carl Sargeant reiterates commitment to tackling Violence Against Women

21/06/16
Communities and Children Secretary Carl Sargeant today reiterated his commitment to tackling Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence.
 

Campaign encourages victims of sexual abuse to get support

22/02/16
A new phase of the Welsh Government’s Live Fear Free campaign aims to encourage people who have suffered sexual abuse to seek the help they deserve.
 

Young Wales and Welsh Government join forces to raise awareness of Domestic Abuse

07/12/15
Educating young people on the various aspects of Domestic Abuse is the aim of a new information leaflet produced as part of the Welsh Government’s Live Fear Free campaign.
 

Public Services Minister marks White Ribbon Day

25/11/15
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews will emphasise his commitment to tackling violence against women at three separate events today.
 

Extra £1.24 million funding awarded to Domestic Abuse Services in Wales

14/08/15
The Welsh Government has awarded an extra £1.24 million to be shared amongst fourteen domestic abuse projects across Wales.
 

Views sought on the National Training Framework on violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence

31/07/15
Guidance to help public services in Wales to train their staff to recognise signs of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence has today been published for consultation, by Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews.
 

National Adviser for Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence appointed

15/07/15
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews has announced that Rhian Bowen-Davies has been appointed as Wales’ first National Adviser for Violence against Women and other forms of Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence.
 

Live Fear Free campaign asks – ‘Think you know what’s happening in your street?’

13/07/15
The next phase of the Live Fear Free campaign launches today highlighting the need for people to speak up if they suspect that a friend, family member or colleague is a victim of domestic abuse.
 

10,000 Safer Lives Project exceeds target

22/05/15
The 10,000 Safer Lives Project, aiming to improve the multi-agency response to victims of domestic abuse in Wales, has exceeded its target.
 
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