Creating a fairer Britain
Our ‘Who Do you See? Living together in Wales’ research found that 19% of the Welsh population believe that domestic abuse is best handled as a private matter. However, domestic abuse is not a private matter –domestic abuse is your business.
‘It’s our business’ tells the story of a domestic abuse survivor. This real life experience demonstrates how vital a domestic abuse policy is in enabling those experiencing domestic abuse to safely access services and information that can ultimately save their lives.
We are encouraging employers to take action so that skilled and experienced staff are able to retain their jobs and feel safe and supported in the workplace. We have welcomed the opportunity to work a range of partners to develop a range of practical support for both employers and staff to use:
The Welsh Government and Equality and Human Rights Commission are jointly hosting a ‘domestic abuse is your business’ half day conference on the 29th September 2011.