Tackling Domestic Violence and Abuse

Speakers Confirmed:

  • Nicole Jacobs, CEO, Standing Together
  • Hilary Fisher, Director of Policy, Research & Campaigns, Women's Aid
  • Meena Kumari, National Lead for Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence, Victim Support
  • Michelle Davies MBE, Strategy Lead for Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence and Serious & Organised Crime, Safer Cornwall
  • Stacey Bradburne, VAWG Prevention and Engagement Officer, London Borough of Lambeth
  • Dr Jaqueline Sebire, T/ Assistant Chief Constable, Bedfordshire Police
  • John Murphy, Detective Chief Inspector, Bedfordshire Police
  • Suzanne Jacob OBE, Deputy Chief Executive, SafeLives
  • Laura Butterworth (Chair), Senior Programme Manager – Violence Against Women & Girls, London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Further speakers TBC


The Government is building on the 2016 Ending Violence Against Women & Girls Strategy by pledging to introduce a Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill. The bill aims to bring greater legal clarity and make it easier to tackle Domestic Violence.

Attend this Westminster Briefing to hear about the national landscape, receive an update about the VAWG strategy and learn what others are doing to tackle domestic violence in their setting. 

Key issues to be addressed:

  • Government action and assessing upcoming legislation
  • Update of the Ending Violence Against Women & Girls Strategy for 2016-2020
  • Accessing funding opportunities for frontline services
  • Partnership working: streamlining multi-agency structures in your area
  • Meeting your duty to support victims of domestic violence and their families
  • Improving the police response to domestic abuse and bringing more offenders to justice
  • Case studies of effective working to tackle domestic violence and abuse

About the say:

The morning session will provide you with an update of the VAWG strategy and the national landscape. Delegates will look at what tools are available to tackle domestic violence and develop an effective strategy.

The afternoon session will explore good practice guidance for you to take back and implement in your institution.

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

For registration enquiries please contact: Customer.Services@westminster-briefing.com | 0207 593 5657

To discuss speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email: Calum.Ennis@westminster-briefing.com

Who should attend?

Delegates will be drawn from all those who work on domestic violence from across frontline services, including: domestic abuse leads; health services; police; support workers; victim advocates; social services; safeguarding teams; Community Safety Partnerships; local authorities; community groups and all else responsibility to protect women and girls from violence.

Tuesday 28th November 2017

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each
Public Sector & Not for Profit | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places:£195 each

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