domestic abuse

08 Jan 2021
Shropshire’s High Sheriff has been raising awareness of adults being abused by their children during her year in office. There is a perception domestic abuse is only between those who are, or have been, intimate partners but it is estimated up to 10% of families experience child to parent abuse (CPA), also sometimes called adolescent to parent violence and abuse (APVA). Throughout her shrieval...
16 Oct 2020
As this year’s White Ribbon Day approaches (November 25th), the High Sheriff of Shropshire has called on the county to get behind the campaign to end male violence towards women and girls. The day is part of the work undertaken by White Ribbon UK to eradicate abuse, which people can support by becoming champions, ambassadors or having their organisation work towards accreditation by the charity....
10 Aug 2020
Supporting employees experiencing domestic abuse is the focus of online training available for Shropshire businesses. With the help of county High Sheriff Dean Harris, West Mercia Women’s Aid has partnered with Shropshire Domestic Abuse Service to develop the webinar sessions which will be hosted by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and open to members and non-members alike. One in four women and...
03 Apr 2020
A domestic violence trauma line is being promoted by a Shropshire legal firm during the coronavirus crisis. Wace Morgan Solicitors, which has offices in Shrewsbury and Newtown, is offering the 24 hour helpline service to people at risk. Emma Kenvyn, an executive who specialises in family issues, explained that unfortunately domestic violence was set to increase at this time and Wace Morgan had...
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