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Domestic Violence and Abuse Leaflet

Are you afraid of someone close to you? Being scared, humiliated or controlled are not how you should be feeling in a relationship. Domestic abuse can be physical violence. It can also be psychological, emotional, sexual or financial. If you think you are in an…

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Click here to dowload Wandsworth FGM Pathways. Here, you can find useful information about FGM, download the Council's latest strategy on dealing with the issue and find useful contact information if you, or someone you know, has been affected by FGM or if you are worried about…

Forced Marriage – Leaflet

This leaflet is produced by Wandsworth Council’s Community Safety Unit. The leaflet contains advice on what to do if you or someone you know is at risk of a forced marriage. The leaflet contains specific information on: What is a forced marriage? What is the difference…

Guidance for professionals - domestic violence or abuse / forced marriage

This guidance is for professionals who come into contact with people who have experienced violence or abuse. Other documents include: First Response - guidance for professionals Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage Forced Marriage Protection Orders The Right to Choose: Multi-agency statutory guidance…

MARAC - Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference on Domestic Violence – Leaflet

The conference brings together different agencies from across the borough, in order to provide a coordinated response to those at the highest risk of domestic violence. MARAC enables professionals to work together to ensure the safety of people living in Wandsworth who are at the…

Wandsworth Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB)

Many people will not be clear of the role of the WSCB, what it is or does. Safeguarding Children Boards were set up following the Children Act 2004 resulting from the Victoria Climbie enquiry, which called for new arrangements to hold people to account in organisations…

Wandsworth’s FGM Community Champions

Home Office funding received by the Katherine Low Settlement (community centre & charity) has been used to train local volunteers to become FGM champions, their role is to raise awareness and promote discussion about this important issue.  The champions are able to come out to…