The topic of domestic violence is an emotive one conjuring visions of child abuse by parents or carers, or marital violence, in general abuse by men of their wives or partners. According to published police statistics in Scotland for the years of 2012 – 13 male violence of women accounted for 80% of all domestic abuse, and in 2014 over 2,600 children in Scotland were identified as needing protection from abuse. This is particularly concerning since the NSPCC suggests that, for every child who has been identified, there are 8 other children who are at risk but who are ‘under the radar’.
Audio clips and transcripts of Storytelling and Organizing Project (STOP), based in the United States. STOP is a community project collecting and sharing stories about everyday people taking action to end interpersonal violence.
Fact sheet that examines violence and a typology for practice.
Library of articles for caregivers and professionals, as well as educational resources on the subjects of abuse and neglect, attachment, brain development and neuroscience, child development and early childhood, trauma and PTSD, violence and public health and secondary trauma. Authors have provided these materials to help promote the health and welfare of children.
Report that suggests that violence is more widespread within families - where both parents and children can be victims and perpetrators.
Report that considers the evidence on cuts in budgets and services to prevent violence against women and girls. It collects together the data as to where the cuts have been falling drawn from around 20 published and previously unpublished sources.
Research that analyses six months of calls to Rights of Women’s immigration and asylum law line, identifies and analyses the key barriers and issues for women seeking safety and protection in the UK.
Paper that summarises the experiences of 10 innovative criminal justice projects across the United Kingdom and the United States.
Report that is an important first analysis of the problem of gangs and the interventions that work. It provides a platform for the intensive support that government will provide to areas most affected by this serious problem.
The report is the first ever truly cross-government approach to tackling gang and youth violence. It has been drawn up in close consultation with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and other Cabinet Ministers.
This interim report summarises data from Serious Case Reviews (SCR) notified to the Department for Education during 2009-10.
The aim of this work is to provide up to date, comprehensive data on serious and fatal maltreatment of children in England, and to set those data in the context of other relevant data on children’s health, well-being and possible harm. This has been achieved through a descriptive analysis of Serious Case Reviews from 2009-10, using data from the database reports.