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It’s nearly time for the start of 16 Days of Action!
On 25th November the campaign will begin; across the the counties that we cover there will be events and activities to raise awareness of the Hidden Victims of domestic abuse and the support that is on offer for them. It is not acceptable for anyone to suffer domestic abuse! Look out for more information here…
The new Domestic Abuse team; Finally, all in post and raring to go!
The Domestic Abuse team at Central Bedfordshire has had a bit of a make-over in the last few months with a new team-member starting in February, April May and June. We had our first full team meeting last week where we put together the team’s vision and aims and are now ready to formally introduce…
BDAP’s Myth Busting Beliefs and Stereotypes Professionals Event
Last Thursday we held our first BDAP professionals event “Myth busting Beliefs and Stereotypes of Domestic Abuse”. We prepared the room, ordered the biscuits, hooked up the power points in council chambers at Priory House and nervously waited to see how many of the delegates we’d invited actually arrived. All in all 80 delegates from…
Join the Victim Support community
Victim Support is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. Last year they offered support to nearly 1 million victims of crime. Victim Support provides the Homicide Service and runs more than 100 local projects tackling different types of crime. Visit…
16 Days of Action against Domestic Abuse
Sunday 25th November 2018 marks the start of 16 days of action against domestic abuse http://16daysofaction.co.uk/ It’s an internationally recognised campaign highlighting the issues of domestic abuse and raising awareness of the different forms it can take. That’s not just abuse against women but also domestic abuse incidents involving men or children. The 16 Days…
16 Days of Action 2017
The Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership (BDAP) works across both Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Council. One of our main aims is to raise awareness of domestic abuse and we do this in a variety of ways. As well as our two tier training programme and our DA Champion Scheme we support numerous campaigns throughout the…
Have Your Say!
Central Bedfordshire Council are working with SafeLives to gather feedback on current services in Central Bedfordshire that support those who have been affected by domestic abuse.
International Women’s Day
Today is International Women’s Day (8th March), a day which is celebrated in many countries around the world and is a day when women are recognised for their achievements. It is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women. For information…
The second phase of the Home Office’s Disrespect Nobody campaign will run from 2 February to the end of March 2017. The aim of the campaign is to prevent young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships with a focus of the campaign…
16 Days Roundup & Government Plans
The Domestic Abuse team here at BDAP has been very busy over the ’16 Days of Activism against gender violence’ which came to a close on the 10thDecember, during this time we: Promoted the White Ribbon Campaign –a campaign which asks males to pledge not to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women. …