National frameworks


A Study to Investigate the Barriers to Learning from Serious Case Reviews and Identify ways of Overcoming these Barriers

Department for Education 2014

The ICCIP Serious Case Review (SCR) multi-disciplinary team are working at national, regional and local levels towards developing an action plan for England on how to enhance and embed learning from serious case reviews more effectively. This report outlines how we engaged with frontline practitioners, partner agencies and other sectors in the process of collection and dissemination of views, opinions and strategies in a changing workforce landscape. It offers identification of emerging themes that indicate why lessons learnt from Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) have not been embedded in policy and practice and provides insights that may inform future policy, procedures and practice across different disciplines, agencies and sectors.

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Equally Safe: Scotland’s strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls

The Scottish Governement, COSLA (2014)

This strategy, has been developed by the Scottish Government and COSLA in association with a wide range of partners including Scottish Women’s Aid and Rape Crisis Scotland alongside Police Scotland and Health Scotland. It outlines Scotland's strategy to take action on all forms of violence against women and girls.

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Realising Rights, Fulfilling Obligations: a template for an integrated strategy on violence against women for the UK

End Violence Against Women (2008)

Working with women’s organisations across the UK, EVAW has developed a Template for an Integrated Strategy on Violence Against Women based on the 6 Ps; Perspective, Policy, Prevention, Provision, Protection and Prosecution.

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National Domestic Violence Delivery Plan: annual progress report 2007/08

Home Office (2008)

This report updates on the progress the government had made against the National Domestic Violence Delivery Plan which was first published in 2005 and details a framework for the government's response to reducing domestic violence.

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Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage and 'Honour' Based Violence: sixth report of session 2007-08, volume 1

House of Commons Home Affairs Committee (2008)

A comprehensive inquiry into the actions taken by the government to address domestic violence, forced marriage and 'honour' based crime, including the development of legislation, national action plans, the provision of funding and partnership working with the voluntary sector.

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Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage and "Honour"-Based Violence: Further Government Response to the Committee's Sixth Report of Session 2007-08

House of Commons Home Affairs Committee (2008)

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Cross Government Action Plan on Sexual Violence and Abuse

Home Office (2007)

The Action Plan brings together the measures underway and planned to deliver on government key objectives on sexual violence and abuse: to maximise prevention of sexual violence and abuse; to increase access to support and health services for victims of sexual violence and abuse; and to improve the criminal justice response to sexual violence and abuse.

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