Violence Against Women and Girls
Information relating to the government's national strategy calling to end violence against women and girls can be found on the Home Office website.
Local guidance for practitioners can be found by accessing the Leicester Safeguarding Children Board procedures.
Forced Marriage - More information.
The Forced Marriage Unit has released a new film demonstrating the devastating impact of forced marriage on victims and their families. The film aims to raise public awareness of the issue and warns of the criminal consequences of involvement. (Source: Foreign and Commonwealth Office 21 October 2015)
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - More information.
Honour based violence
Procedures and guidance relating to honour based violence can be found in the LSCB Procedures chapters relating to domestic violence.