Keep the promise!
For many years violence against women was treated mainly as an issue of crime and policing - tackling violence after it has happened - and many forms of violence against women were neglected by the authorities.
EVAW and our members campaign to make sure governments at national, regional and local levels around the UK 'keep their promises' to take action to prevent and eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls.These promises include those in the international convention on women's rights, CEDAW, and the Human Rights Act in the UK. These say that the UK has a duty to stop violence against women.
We successfully campaigned for an end to fractured approaches and for VAWG strategies in Westminster, Wales, London as well as local areas. You can read many of these strategies and other useful documents here.
Click here for our template VAWG strategy.