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Safe-29Safe - the domestic abuse quarterly
Issue 29, Spring 2009


Highlights include:


Effective responses to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans (LGBT) people experiencing domestic abuse
James Rowlands and Rebecca Egan explore how LGBT domestic abuse
can be tackled more effectively in the future.

Marai Larasi, vice-chair of Women’s Aid shares her thoughts on challenges and achievements which have taken place within the Nia Project.

Crown Prosecution Service Violence against Women strategy and action
Jude Watson reflects on the work of the Crown Prosecution Service in executing the Violence Against Women Strategy.

From Local to Global and Back Again – Fighting for Substantive Equality
In 2008, Southall Black Sisters won a landmark legal victory against Ealing Council. Hannana Sidiqui gives a snapshot of the legal battle, and reflects on how this case can help other services in their fight to survive.

Homicide Reviews – making them count
How can one be sure that a homicide review is acted upon and influences people who work on the front line? Frank Mullane, who was intimately involved in the Pemberton Homicide Review investigates.

Changing young hearts and minds: Women’s Aid Expect Respect Education Toolkit
In November 2008,Women's Aid launched the Expect Respect Education Toolkit to raise awareness of domestic abuse with children and young people and support the development of healthy relationships. In this article Kate Humphreys, looks at her own learning experience of developing the Toolkit, and Liz Gorard discusses using it within her primary school classroom.

Plus all the latest news, research, book reviews and events.


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Safe is the domestic abuse quarterly produced by Women's Aid. However, the views expressed in this journal should not be taken as Women's Aid policy.

We are always looking for contributions to safe: articles, letters, details of new resources and new initiatives, information on effective projects that have been evaluated, book reviews and so on. Contact safe@womensaid.org.uk 


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