Safe - the domestic abuse quarterly
Issue 28, Winter 2009
1st World Conference of Women’s Shelters - Discovering the Common Core: Practical Frameworks for Change
During September 2008, Nicola Harwin attended the first world conference of Women’s Shelters held in the US. Here, she reports on the conference highlights.
Lesley Gibson, Director of Harbour Support Services shares her insights in this edition of Spotlight.
Good practice checklist for interpreters working with domestic violence situations
Standing Together Against Domestic Violence have kindly given us permission to reproduce their Guideline for interpreters working in domestic violence situations. Peta Sissons introduces the Guidelines.
Evaluation of advocacy services for domestic abuse survivors
Emma Howarth from CAADA reflects on the first multi-site evaluation of high-risk advocacy services, and how the process of evaluation has had an unexpected positive impact on the everyday running of services.
Maxine Green from Respect introduces a new online resource that enables communication between fathers and their children.
“A BMER specialist refuge roof over my head”: BMER women, domestic violence and access to housing
As resources for BMER women continue to decrease, Dr. Aisha Gill identifies key areas for improvement,and discusses a number of best practice initiatives which need to be implemented.
Plus all the latest news, research, book reviews and events.
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