Helping to end violence against women and girls is a priority for PCCs

Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) has been bought into sharp focus by recent tragic and high profiles cases, however these are neither isolated incidents nor is VAWG a new challenge. PCCs recognise that a whole system approach is needed which draws together partners from across the board to affect change.

Download the APCC VAWG Action Plan 2022-23 (.pdf)

For PCCs, their teams and wider partners, to help tackle violence against women and girls.

 

Download the PCC VAWG Infographic (.pdf) 

Our interactive PDF demonstrates how PCCs are prioritising work locally to tackle violence against women and girls.

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News

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Joint Lead on Victims responds to independent Op Soteria year one report into rape prosecutions.

Leads respond to stalking super complaint

Response to the Suzy Lamplugh Trust super complaint on the police response to stalking.

New laws introduced to better protect victims

Joint Victim Leads welcome raft of new offences introduced to better protect victims from abuse of intimate images.

PCCs mark White Ribbon Day

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Pledge to tackle violence against women and girls

APCC and NPCC pledge joint approach to improve the response to violence against women and girls.

Videos

Donna Jones, APCC Joint Victims Lead and PCC for Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

Donna was part of a highly topical debate on partnership work to tackle Violence against Women and Girls.
14/11/2022

Donna Jones, APCC Joint Lead for the Victims Portfolio

An update on the APCC Victims Portfolio from Donna Jones
26/05/2022

Sophie Linden, APCC Joint Lead for Victims Portfolio

An update on the Victims Portfolio from Sophie Linden.
12/05/2022

Sophie Linden, APCC Joint Lead for Victims

Sophie explains the key areas Police and Crime Commissioners are responsible for when it comes to supporting victims of crime:
14/03/2022

Andrea Simon, Director End Violence Against Women

Andrea Simon, gives her views on the VAWG session.
02/12/2021

Dame Vera Baird QC, Victims' Commissioner for England & Wales

The Victims' Commissioner on VAWG.
02/12/2021

Resources and Publications

pccs-making-a-difference-vawg-in-focus.pdf, 2.47Mb