From 25 November through 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence aim to raise public awareness and mobilizing people everywhere to bring about change.

This year Warwickshire Against Domestic Abuse are pleased to invite you to a series of seminars by the National Centre for Domestic Violence, which was established to help survivors of domestic violence obtain protection against an abuser, as well as offering services to the police, probation service, domestic abuse workers, the legal profession and judiciary.

What’s covered in the seminar?

  • Definition of domestic violence and abuse
  • How funding is considered reviewing the option of Legal Aid, and a brief overview of the Legal Aid changes made in April 2013,
  • Benefits of civil orders available for victim-survivors of domestic violence and abuse; as well as Domestic Violence Protection Notices and Domestic Violence Protection Orders.
  • Who NCDV are, what NCDV can do to help and how to access NCDV.
  • How NCDV obtain emergency injunctions, and how you can refer victim-survivors (with consent) to NCDV and then if required receive email updates on the status of the injunction application.
  • NCDV apps, available for android and i-phones.
  • Accessing domestic violence and abuse services in Warwickshire
  • Update on re-commissioning of domestic violence and abuse services in Warwickshire

Further information on the work of NCDV and how to access their services can be found here:

Please find the flyer attached which details the different sessions that you are able to book onto and how to book your place; please be advised that places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.