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                  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