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A range of factsheets that provide information in relation to the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015 and related policies.

They may also include information on policies or duties introduced through other relevant UK legislation.

Factsheet 1  - Summary of the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015

This factsheet provides a summary for the Act including what the Act introduces and what difference we hope it will make.

Factsheet 2 – Summary of Guidance

This factsheet outlines the guidance which is being developed in consultation with stakeholders in order to assist relevant authorities (as defined in the Act) to deliver against the aims of the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act.

Factsheet 3 – Summary of National Training Framework (NTF)

An outline of the Groups within the NTF and where to access additional information.

Factsheet 4 - Mandatory Reporting of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

A summary of the mandatory reporting of FGM duty which was introduced through the Serious Crime Act (2015) and where to access further information.

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Advice for professionals

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About Live Fear Free

Live Fear Free is a Welsh Government website, providing information and advice for those suffering with violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

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