End Violence Against Women and Girls

What is Violence Against Women and Girls and what can you do to tackle it.

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Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has been a rising issue causing the developments of initiatives to tackle the growth of crimes of violence. 

What is Violence against women and girls (VAWG) ?

'Violence against women and girls' refers to the disproportionately violence, harrassment and abuse impacting women and girls across the nation. 
Crimes of violence against women can include, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, stalking, 'honour'-based crimes, upskirting, and online abuse.

Police Forces have adopted campaigns including #SpeakOutNow and 'You're right, that's wrong' to promote the challenging of inappropriate behaviour towards women to be reported by the public.

What can you do to be part of the change?

You can help tackle abuse, think STOP. 
Say something
Tell someone
Offer support
Provide a diversion

If you witness something on campus or in one of our venues, don't hesitate to alert a member of staff and make them aware of the situation. 

For more information about how to report abuse, visit: https://enough.campaign.gov.uk/reporting-abuse 


Sources: https://www.lincs.police.uk/police-forces/lincolnshire-police/areas/campaigns/campaigns/violence-against-women-and-girls/ | https://enough.campaign.gov.uk/