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Strengthening the law on domestic abuse: Our consultation response

Stonewall Housing strongly supports a change in the law to make coercive control a criminal offence. Stonewall Housing are a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans*(LGBT) housing advice, support and advocacy service and deliver services that include a specialist domestic abuse advocacy service and a second tier LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum, supporting all organisations that deliver [...]

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Strengthening the law on domestic abuse: a consultation

The government is   seeks views on whether the current law on domestic abuse needs to be strengthened to offer better protection to victims. It is specifically focused on whether we should create a specific offence that captures patterns of coercive and controlling behaviour in intimate relationships, in-line with the government’s non-statutory definition of domestic [...]

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Call for Evidence

The National LGB&T Partnership is working with the Department of Health to develop a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) companion to the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF). This work follows the publication of an LGB&T companion to the Public Health Outcomes Framework in April 2013. The companion will set out the current evidence [...]

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LGBT* Survivors speaking from experience

Roar – The final report and recommendations

  ROAR_full_v2 Just published. The final Roar Report on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT*) survivors  experience of domestic abuse as spoken by LGBT* s survivors themselves.    The last section includes recommendations which should be marked MUST READ for  all commissioners and service funders. Please do download and circulate to your colleagues, researchers, networks, [...]

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