Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategy launched

This information has been provided by the Safer Devon Partnership Team at Devon County Council who can be contacted at mailbox health.saferdevonpartnership-mailbox@devon.gov.uk                  The Government has launched its Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategy, outlining several measures to protect women and girls from abuse and violence. This includes introducing a National Policing lead for VAWG, as well as a new Safety of Women at Night Fund, which is open to bids from local authorities, Police and Crime Commissioners, the British Transport Police and civil society organisations until 1 September. Read more about it here, including the Local Government Association’s response to the VAWG Strategy  LGA media response