5.4 B. Guidance and Resources

 

Domestic Violence: an MPs Guide

Home Office (2007)

A guide and supplementary booklet issued by the Home Office as a guide for MPs where a constituent is experiencing domestic violence.

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Corporate Domestic Violence and Abuse Policy

Devon County Council (2007)

This policy was devised to provide guidance and support to all employees of Devon County Council who are experiencing domestic violence and abuse in their personal life, as a survivor/victim or a perpetrator, to make positive domestic or behavioural changes and provide a safe working environment.

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What kind of welcome home will you be getting tonight?

Against Domestic Violence and Abuse in Devon (ADVA)

A leaflet for staff that highlights just some of the impact of abuse on work and details of agencies that may be of use.

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Working late again? Why someone in your office may not want to go home.

Against Domestic Violence and Abuse in Devon (ADVA)

A leaflet that sets out “what you can do as an employer to safeguard your staff” and information on agencies that can offer support and advice.

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Mentors in Violence Prevention

A USA programme the mission of Mentors in Violence Prevention is to raise awareness about the level of men’s violence against women, challenge the thinking of mainstream society, open dialogue between men and women, and inspire leadership by empowering people with concrete options to effect change.

Program goals:

  • Raise Awareness of participants about the level of men's verbal, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse of women.
  • Challenge thinking by countering mainstream messages about gender, sex, and violence.
  • Open dialogue by creating a safe environment for men and women to share their opinions and experiences.
  • Inspire leadership by empowering participants with concrete opinions to effect change in their respective communities

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No More Violence Against Women Campaign

Women’s Institute

The Women’s Institute is working to raise public awareness about the nature, extent and impact of violence against women (VAW) and is a member of the End Violence Against Women (EVAW) campaigning coalition. 

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