Agenda item

Community Safety - Briefing on VAWG

Report of Executive Director, Operational Services



The Domestic and Sexual Abuse Commissioning Manager introduced this item. A presentation was given which outlined violence against women and girls and included information on Sheffield headlines around domestic abuse, sexual abuse services, domestic homicide, public health systems review of domestic abuse response in Sheffield, responses to VAWG, White Ribbon campaign, action plan: changing culture, initiatives, sexual assault referral centre, Sheffield rape and sexual abuse centre, independent domestic abuse services, refuges, perpetrators and other providers. 



Members gave comments and asked questions. Responses were provided surrounding work with student unions, a spiking working group, support for older women and developing healthy attitudes.