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Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) strategy 2021-2024: call for evidence

21 December 2020

Crimes of violence and abuse have a profound and lasting effect on society.

They can shatter the lives of victims, tear apart families, and damage whole communities. No set of crimes does this more than those coming under the definition of violence against women and girls. 

The Home Office wishes to engage with and listen to those with lived experience of or views on violence against women and girls, those with expertise in working with victims / survivors, those involved in preventative activity, in providing services and, more generally, the communities and organisations affected by these crimes.

Getting Involved

If you are interested in contributing to this, please submit your comments using the response form below to [email protected]

The deadline for commenting is the end of play on Friday 05 February.

Please note:

  • The society will only produce ONE response to any consultation.
  • Any response that goes under the society logo MUST be signed off by the relevant Board Chair and Branch Chair in the case of Devolved Nations.
  • Responses on behalf of particular Divisions / Faculties / Member Networks are not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Please do refer to the British Psychological Society Consultation Processes document which is attached before writing and sending any comments
  • Please ensure that all comments are based on Published Evidence and not solely on clinical opinion


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