From 21 March 2022, physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales. The Ending physical punishment campaign is raising awareness about this important change in law and has started its biggest and most important burst in the campaign to date.
As part of National Safeguarding Week Welsh Government hosted an online event – “Right to be Safe – responding and preventing child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation in Wales.” Follow the link to view the presentation and the question and answer panel chaired by NISB member Tessa Hodgson. The Right to Be Safe Online Conference 2021 – Read more..
A single consistent safeguarding training module has been launched for public and voluntary sector staff across Wales. Group A Safeguarding Training Module Completing the new training module will enable everyone to: explain the term ‘safeguarding’ recognise abuse or the risk of abuse, harm or neglect know what actions to take if they witness or suspect – Read more..
A new report investigating the death or serious harm of 23 babies in England is calling for midwives, health visitors and social workers to provide more support to fathers. The independent Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel in England reviews serious child safeguarding cases – when a child dies or suffers serious harm, and abuse or – Read more..
Violence Prevention Unit have published their latest research on Bystander Experiences of Domestic Violence and Abuse during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This study, delivered in partnership with the University of Exeter, and funded by Public Health Wales, included a survey and interviews with members of the public to better understand the experiences and behaviours of bystanders to domestic – Read more..
Violence Prevention Unit have published their latest research on What Works to Prevent Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV)? Funded by Welsh Government, this systematic evidence assessment identifies effective primary and secondary prevention interventions for VAWDASV, to inform the adoption of evidence-based policy and practice. VAWDASV is a major public health problem, criminal – Read more..